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NAMES OF PERSONS 



WHO TOOK THE 



|at^ of lllcgiunrc to tijc State of icnns»lbanra, 



BETWEEN THE YEARS 1777 AND 1789, 



A HISTORY OF THE "TEST LAWS" OF PENNSYLVANIA. 



THOMPSON WESTCOTT. 




PHILADELPHIA: 
JOHN CAMPBELL 

MUCCCLXV. 






No. 



Edition of 250 Copies, 

Of which 75 copies are in quarto, and 25 copies 
in folio. 



Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1865, by ^ 

JOHN CAMPBELL, 

in the Clerk's office of tlie District Court of the United States for the Eastern 
District of Pennsylvania. 



jrEXRY B. ASIIME.U). PRISTEI:. 



HISTOEY 



TEST LAWS" OF PENNSYLVAMA. 



FIRST BOOK. 



We whose names are hereunto Subscribed Do solemnly and 
sincerely Declare and Swear, {or affirm,) That the State 
of Pensilvania is and of right ought to be a free Sovereign 
and Independent State — and I do forever renounce all 
Allegiance, Subjection and Obedience to the King or Crown 
of Great Britain, and I do further swear [or solem^nly, 
sincerely and truely declare and affirm) that I never have 
since the declaration of Independence, directly or Indi- 
rectly aided, assisted, abetted or in any wise countenanced 
the King of Great Britain, his Genercds, fleets or armies; 
or their adherents in their claims upon these United 
States, and that I have ever since the declaratioji of the 
Independence thereof demeaned myself as a faithfull 
citizen and subject of this or some one of the United 
States, and that I will at all times maintain and sup- 
port the freedom, sovereignty and Independence thereof. 

1778. 
Deer, 11, Heney Schwalbah. 

12, Benjamin Loxly, June., late a prisoner in Europe. 

14, David Jones, Farmer. 

15, John Crowden (liis mark), of Pliilada., Labourer. 
John Weyant. 

16, John Stone. 

Adam Hubley, of Pliilada., Mcrclit. 

Jacob Haeman, of Philada., Mcrclit. Affirmed. 

James McGill (his mark), do. Labourer. 

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( 2 ) 
1778. 
Deer. 18, John Nixon, ~| 

J. M. Nesbitt, V Auditors of Accounts. 
Benj. Fuller, J 

Bartholomew Moore, Mariner, lately in tlie State 
fleet. 
19, Abraham Levering, Eoxborougli. Affirmed. 
Jacob Gilbert, Junr. 
Jacob Gilbert, the elder. 
Caspar Sauder. 

21, Michael Orner, Labourer. 
Andrew Brand, Grocer. 

Leonard Kromer, Northern Liberties. 
EvERHART Geiss (his mark). Northern Liberties. 
John Eighter, Eoxborough. 

22, Benjamin Paschall, Esq. Affirmed. 
EoBERT Jewell. Affirmed. 
Charles Bower, sworn Dec. 24th. 

Joseph Eeed, President of the Executive Council. 
George Bryan, Vice President. , 
Joseph Hart, 
John Macky, 
Matthew Smith, 
James Eead, 
Jacob Arndt, 
Thomas Scott, 
Timothy Matlack, Secy, of the Council. Affirmed. 
25, Daniel Eighter, Eoxborough. 
Michael Eighter, do. 
John Eighter, do. 

James Horner, of Philada., Sadler. 



Members of the Supreme Ex- 
ecutive Council. 



( 3 ) 
1778. 
Deer. 27, Joseph Stretch, of Philada., Merclit. Affirmed. 

Samuel Langdale, do. do. do. 

GrEORGE CHANDLER, of do. EsCOrt. do. 

William Matlack, do. Watchmaker, do. 
28, Andrew Doz, Philada., Gent. 
30, Jacob Conrad, Jr. (his mark). Lower Merrion. 

1779. 
Jan. 1, Frederick Seegez, Shopkeeper. 

Samuel Lyon, Commissary. 

James Dunlap, Philada., Physician. 

2, Peter Crispin, Roxbury. 

John TiBiN, Jr., do. 

Joseph Leaman (his mark), do. — 

Michael Smith (his mark), Merrion. Farmer. 

William Kidd, Schoolmaster. 

4, Philip Rumble (his mark). Labourer. 
Michael Metzinger (his mark). Weaver. 

5, Nicholas Jacobs, Cordwainer. 
William Lawrence, Hatter. Affirmed. 
Philip Truckenmiller, Taylor. 
Jonathan Draper, Cordwainer. 

John Gardner, do, 

Martin Benner (his mark), 
Peter Sutter, Hatter, 
George Attkinson, Ship Captain, 
Adam Myrtelus, Blacksmith. 
Jacob Eringer, of Philada., Hosier. 
Miles Hillborn, Mercht. Affirmed. 
Andrew Tybout, Hatter. 
Levy Marks, Taylor. 



( 4 ) 
1779. 
Jan. 5, Barnaby Dempsey (his mark), Labourer. 

9, John Fry (his mark), of Abbendon. 
James Claypoole Esq., High-Sheriff. 
John Keble, Clark. 
Richard Saltar, Shipwright. 
Thomas Vaughan, do. 
Nathaniel Green, do. 
Lewis Hazlewanger (his mark), do. 
Conrad Lutz, do. 

John McKim. 
13, Jacob Graff, Philada. 

Jacob Becher, Lancaster Co. 
John Andrews (his mark), Philada., Waterman. 
X 14, Andrew Mervine (his mark), Cooper. 

^Benjamin Leavering (his mark), Cordwainer. 
16, John Kelly, Asst. Bar. Masr., who also took the 

oath of office. 
18, Edward Keran, of Philada., Scrivener. 
21, John Weaver, late in the American Military- 
service. 
26, Joseph Shriver, of Philada., Butcher. 

28, John Amos, Lower Merrion, Shoemaker. 
Jacob Amos (his mark), Roxborough. 

29, Christopher Baker. 

30, Thomas McDowell, of Philada., Soapboiler. 
Feb. 3, Joseph Sellers, Kingsessing. Affirmed. 

4, William Hollinshead Esq. 

William Albrecht, Philada., Barber. 
Wendell Kingsfield, Lower Merrion. 
10, William Cochran, L. Merrion. 



( 5 ) 

1779. 
Feb. 10, James Christy (liis mark), of Backs, on the puljlick 

service. 

13, Geoege Fisher (his mark), Eoxbiiry. 

Joseph Price, Carpenter. Affirmed. 

16, John Bell, Shoemaker. Affirmed. 

17, Philip Syng, Gentleman. 

18, George Ross Esq., Judge of Admiralty. 
20, James Pussell, of Lower Merrion. 

23, William Dunton, late a prisoner. 
John Daniel, late of Bucks Co. 

24, John Conner, in the publick service. 
27, Thomas Cannan, Breeches maker. 

Joseph Kendall, Physitian. Affirmed. 
Michael Shubart Esq., Member of Assembly. 
JoHANN Conrad Brown, of Philada., Cordwainer. 
March 1, William Fullerton, Lower Merrion, Taylor. 
9, Philip Roth, of Philada., Musitian. ; 
Benjamin Gorgas, Roxborough. 
John Gorgas, do, 

10, Jacob Sharp, in the publick service. 

Andrew Sharp (his mark), in the publick service. 
Samuel Baker, Kensington, Shipwright. 

11, Frederick Hitner, of Philada., Tanner. 

12, John Lodge, of Passiunk. 

William Jones, 1 ,^ . „ , ^^ ^ ,^ 

-r -rx Marmers oi the btate oi Mas- 

JOSEPH DURLING, V 

T o I sachusetts. 

John Smith, J 

13, Jacob Amos, of Roxborough, Philada. Co. 
Jacob Fisler, of Merrion. 

John Holegit, of Roxborough. Affirmed. 



belonging to the Company 
of Artificers. 



{ G ) 
1779. 
Marcli 13, Andrew Damm, of Philada., Dealer. 

John Vestaed (liis mark), of Philada., Brickmaker. 
Peter David Hansil (his mark), of Kingsessing. 

19, John Rouking, of Philada. 

20, Lazarus Pine Esq., of Philada., Capt. of Militia. 
24, Andrew Fite, of Roxborough. 

26, William Watkins, 
Jonathan Paul, 
William Davies, 
Philip Reffert, 
James McCotter, 
Leonard Egen, 
Jacob Albright, 
Robert Irwin, 
David Paul, 
John George Fox Senr., do. 
John Harraway, do. 

27, Thomas Bourne, of Philada., Gentleman. 

John Bigony (his mark), of Roxborough, Hosier. 
David Rittenhouse Esq., State Treasurer. 
Cornelius Houlgate, of Roxborough. Affirmed. 
Joseph Bigony, do. 

Matthew Holeget, do. Affirmed. 

Joseph Sturgis, do. do. 

Jacob Dutch (his mark), Lower Merrion, Cord- 
wainer. 
29, Peter Taylor, of Philada, Carpenter. 

Jacob Conrod (his mark), of Lower Merrion. 
Thomas Nevell, "j 

Jacob Schreiner, V Street Commissioners. 
John McCulloh, I 



( ^ ) 

1779. 
March 29, George Dunhowee, (his mark), Kingsessing. 

Christopher Elliott, do. Affirmed. 

John Fajon, of Eoxborough. 

John Walters, Kingsessing. 

Isaac Grant, do. 

PbOBERT EiGG, of the Company of Carpenters. 

William Rose, do. 

30, William Chain, of Philada., Tallow Chandler. 
Neels Jonasson, of Kingsessing. 
Frederick Holsten, do. 
Matthias Holsten, do. 
John Matzinger (his mark), do. 

31, Jacob Haass, of Philada. Co., of the Co. of Car- 

penters. 
William Fians, Kingsessing. 
Israel Morton, do. 
Stokely Hossman. 

(Hon.) John Hambright, Mem. of Ex. Council. 
Reuben Hall, Philada., Carpenter. 
Martin Miller, Lower Merrion. Affirmed. 
John Goodman, do. do. 

Jacob Caster, Oxford. 
Henry Katz, Whitemarsh. 
Jacob Laughlin, 
George Schlosser, 
William Rush, 
Christian Schneider, 
Robert Curry, 

William Richards, Asst. Assessor. 
William Green way. Measurer of Grain. 



>■ County Assessors. 



( 8 ) 
1779. 
March 31, Benjamin Paschall, Kingsessing. Affirmed. 

Paul Conner, Koxborough. Affirmed. 

EuDOLPH Latch, Lower Merrion. 

Joseph Stiles, Commissary of Mil. Stores. Af- 
firmed. 

Geoege Bell, Darby Township. 

Edward Price. Affirmed. 

George Morton, Kingsessing. 

Abraham Holmes, Darby. 

Samuel Taylor, Kingsessing. 

Samuel Young, Philada., Carpenter. 

George Janus, D. M., Philada. 

Robert Towers June., Philada., Cutler. 

John Henderson, of Philada., Conducr. Mil. Stores. 

Christian Beackley, Philada., Supt. Artificers. 

David Davies, Comp. Artificers. 

EuDOLPH Sibley (his mark), Lower Merrion. 

Peter Holsten, Kingsessing. 

Peter Eose, Blockley. 

Jacob Eowand, of Philada., Shoemaker. 

Henry Shoster, Lower Merrion. 

Gunning Bedford, Philada., Carpenter. 

George Grotz, of Philada., Breeches Maker. 
April 7, (DocTR.) Alvery Hodgson, Surgeon Genl. Hos- 
pital. 

EoBT. Wilson, late of New Jersey, now of Philada., 
Mercht. 

Jacob Levering, of Eoxborough. 

13, Henry McGee (his mark), of Philada., Labourer. 

14, JosiAH Gill, of Philada., Shop Keeper. Affirmed. 



( 9 ) 
1779. 
April 24, Seth Willis, of Pliilada. 

28, Evan Moeeis, of Philacla., Shoemaker. 

29, James Davis, of Merrion, Schoolmaster. 

May 4, John Dumfield (his mark), a non resident, late of 
the Jersey State. 
5, John Eoberts, of Lower Merrion, Farmer. Af- 
firmed. 
Sebastien Houshold (his mark), a non resident. 
7, Andeeas Fishee (his mark), of Blockley, Farmer. 
10, Thomas Caetee, of Philada., Taylor. 
13, Thomas Hale, Agent for forfeited estates, who also 

took the oath of said office. 
15, William McSparean, of Philada., Spinner. 

John Hoen, of Philada., Spinner. 
22, Petee Stout, of Philada., Labourer. 

Philip Clauzee (his mark), do. do. 

24, Wilhelm Feiedeeich, of Passyunk, Farmer. 

25, Geoege Young, of Moyamensing, Farmer. 
Hugh Colvin (his mark), late of Chester Co., in 

the publick service. 
Andeew Lemau, of Philada., Harness Maker. 

CoNEAD Shallee, 1 ^^^^.^^^ renounced allegiance 
Philip Young, I ^^ ^{"^^ ^.^g-^.^^^^ ^^^-^^^ ^^^^ 

Heineich Lentz, I ,,ere constrained to take. 
Johannes Eitigee, J 
2G, Bastia Venia (his mark). 

Joseph Meyee, | Moyamensing Farmers. 

Jacob Keislee (his mark), j 
27, (Mr.) P. E. Du Simitieee, of Philada., Gentleman. 
LuDWiG Tayloe, Northern Liberties, Cutter. 

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( 10 ) 
1779. 
May 27, John Daniel, of Pliilada. 

John Coebeight, do. 

28, James Stuegis, of Blockley, Weaver. 

Heney Gibbons (his mark), of Philada., Labourer. 

29, Heney Thiell, of Philada., Blacksmith. 

31, John Young, lately residing in the Jersey State. 
Wm. Rusk, of Philada., late Butcher. 
Andeew Way, of Philada., Taylor. 
June 2, Geoeg Bechtel, of Philada., Labourer. 

William Weight, of Philada., Sailmaker. 
3, John Malone (his mark), of Philada., Tavcrner and 

Huxter. 
9, Valentine Hasig, of Roxbury, Labourer. 
12, William Hansell, Philada., Blacksmith. 
19, Hugh Mitchell, Clark to Col. Mitchell. 

John Muegateoyd, of Philada., Merchant. 
23, Heney Haet (his mark), of the City Watch, took 
the test in 1777. 
Geoege Haet (his mark), of the City Watch, tes- 
tified in 1777. 
Joseph Haevey, late of Bermuda. 
William Sloan, of Cranbury, New Jersey. 
James Thompson, of Essex Co., New Jersey. 
July 8, John Staeke, of Philada., Wheelwright. Took the 
test to the States in 1777 & was constrained to 
Allegiance to the Brittish. 
John Beittin, of New Jersey. 

30, Saml. Ceawfoed, of Philada., Mariner. 
John McCaetney, of Philada., Taylor. 
Jacob Cheystlee, of Philada., Shopkeeper. 



( 11 ) 

1779 
July 30, Edward Young, of Philada., Sadler. 

William Metay, of Philada., Sadler. 
31, Matthew Folk, do. Skindresser. 

' Peter Hutman (his mark), of Philada., Chairmaker. 
Francis Geisse, of Philada., Silversmith, took the 
test in 1777, was constrained to swear to the 
Brittish when here. 
Ambrose Croker, of Philada. 
James Lucas, Adjutant in the Artillery of Artificers. 
John Thornhill Junr., of Philada., Shoemaker. 
Aug. 2, George Swats, of Philada., Taylor. 

Henry Hyneman (his mark), do. do. 

John Lippee (his mark), of Passyunk, Labourer. 
Christian Chevilier (his mark), do. do. 

John Hay, of Philada. 
James Steel, of Philada., Gent. 
Isaac Course, do. do. 

Charles Loardan, took the test in 1777. 
Jacob Facundus, of Philada., Blacksmith. 
Daniel Morrison (his mark), of Philada., Labourer. 
John Copple (his mark), of Passyunk. 
John Barclay, do. Mercht. 

John Douglass, of Passyunk, Linen Printer. 
Peter Smallwood (his mark). Shoemaker. 
Jacob Steinmires (his mark), of Philada., Shoe- 
maker. 
John Collins, of Philada., Cooper. 

Heinrich Smaltz, do. Joyner. 

George Ironring (his mark), do. Labourer. 
John Moore, do. Butcher. 



( 12 ) 
1779. 
Aug. 2, Michael Stanley (Lis mark), of riiikida., Cord- 

wainer. 
Peaece Lewis, do. do. 

John Wyant, of Nortkern Liberties, Lakourer. 
John Wood (kis mark), do. do. 

George Apt (kis mark), do. Pumpmaker. 

James Caruthers, of Pkikida., Skopkeeper. 
Casper Fleisher, do. Skinner. 

George Sink, do. Labourer, 

George Hiney, of Nortkern Liberties, Labourer. 
Thomas Beck (kis mark). City of Pkilada., Cord- 

wainer. 
Nicholas Hysmmingle, do. Carpenter. 

John Ried (kis mark), of Nortkern Liberties, Baker. 
Christian Kirkhoff, of Pkikada., Clark. 
Andrew McIntire, do. Joyner. 

V 



Daniel Shaw, 




do. 


Carpenter. 


George Hess, 




do. 


Smitk. 


Richard Guy, 




do. 


Carpenter. 


Robert Leech, 




do. 


do. 


William Griffith (kis 


mark), do. 


Labourer. 


John Spiegel, 




do. 


Combmaker, 


Edward Dickens, 




do. 


Painter. 


James Rothbottom, 




do. 


Brickkayer. 


John Guy, 




do. 


Carter. 


John Beaks, 




do. 


Carpenter. 


Godfrey Backius, 




do. 


Hatter. 


Richard Hall, 




do. 


Carpenter. 


Abraham Akely (kis mark). 


do. 


Cooper. 


Conrad Pigeon, 




do. 


Bricklayer. 



( 13 ) 
1779. 
Aug. 2, Peter Boyle (his mark), of Philada., Brewer. 
John Deal, do. Labourer. 

John Keys, do. Hatter. 

Peter Mellenberger (liis mark), do. Labourer. 
Jonathan Smith, Northern Liberties, Carpenter. 
Joseph Smith, Northern Liberties, Saddlemaker. 
JosiAH Hazleton, Northern Liberties, Smith. 
William Thorn, City, Carpenter. 
George Till, Northern Liberties, Shipwright. 
Michael Shilling (his mark), City, Combmaker. 
William Powell, N. Liberties, Sawyer. 
EiCHARD Taylor, Southwark, Mariner. 
John Armstrong (his mark). City, Labourer. 
Henry Perret, City, Soapboiler. 
John Parkhill, City, Gunsmith. 
James Humphreys (his mark), N. Liberties, Ship 

Wright. 
John Rutherford, 
Benjamin Boulter, 
John Rice, 
Nicholas Grim, 
John Whiteman, 
John Waine (his mark), 
Andrew Isinhoot, N. Liberties, Coppersmith. 
Hugh Ferguson, City, Coachman. 
Peter Green (his mark), N. Liberties, Currier, 
Isaac Causten, City, Founder. 

Frederick Grisler, do. Innholder. 
William Lohman, Passiunk, Farmer. 
William Budden, Capt., Philada. 



of Philada. 


, Currier. 


do. 


Carpenter 


do. 


Baker. 


do. 


Sawyer. 


do. 


Taylor. 


, do. 


Labourer. 



( li ) 

1779. 
Aug. 2, George Cook, inlisted in the Ecgt. of Artificers. 

Michael Fox, City, Turner. 

John Hoffstedler, City, Cooper. 

Jacob Maag, City, Wheelwright. 

Samuel Stern, do. Carpenter. 

John Shafer, do. Butcher. 

John McNair, do. Taylor. 

William Miller, do. Printer. 

George Stow, do. Turner. 

3, Jacob Bost (his mark), Passiunk, Farmer. 

Jacob Smith (his mark), do. do. 

George Moser (his mark), Kensington, Smith. 

Alexander Barclay (his mark). City, Waggoner. 

John Quain, City, at the Laboratory. 

5, Jonathan Clay, do. Blacksmith. 
George Schneider, do. Farmer. 
William Baker (his mark), do. Labourer. 

6, John Anderson, do. Taylor. 

7, Adam Garrett (his mark), Passiunk, Farmer. 
Edward Cartwright, late of Philada., Blacksmith. 

9, Henry Savett, of Southwark, Labouter. 
10, John McFarlane, of Philada., late of New York, 
Mercht. 
Jacob Bankson the Elder, of Southwark, Yeoman, 
James Tawney, of Philada., Travelling Dealer. 

18, Nicholas Miller, of do. Labourer. 

19, Carl Blutzer, a Hessian deserter: oath of June 

13, 1777. 

20, David Crotty, Seaman, lately discharged from the 

State Fleet. 



( 15 ) 
1779. 
Aug. 20, JoHAN Umbright, of Philada., Taylor. 

Terence Donnelly, of the State of Connecticut. 
Michael Muller, of Soutliwark, Gun Stocker. 
EiCHARD LuDGATE (liis mark), of Philada., Labourer. 
23, James Harris, do. Cordwainor. 

30, Solomon Taylor, late of Virginia, Blacksmith. 
Sept. 3, Joseph Webb, of Philada., House Carpenter. Af- 
firmed. 
4, David Hansell, of Kingsessing, Farmer. 

6, John Miller (his mark), of Philada., Baker. Af- 

firmed. 
Andrew Hodge JuNR,, do. absent in the 

"West Indies until November last. 
9, Michael Letts (his mark), of Whitemarsh, Farmer. 
Egbert Miller, of the N. Liberties, Labourer. 
(Capt.) John Lawson, of Philada., Mariner. 
11, William Nolbrow, do. Taylor. 

13, Egbert Cornish, do. Sailor. 

17, John Mills (his mark), of the N. Liberties, Labourer. 

18, Arthur Hurry, of Philada., Taylor, now near 19 

yrs. of age, 
25, George Sneling (his mark), of Philada., Weaver. 

29, Charles Logan, do. Mercht. 

Affirmed. 

30, Jean Louis Eey, late of Geneva, Mercht. 

Oct. 4, James Hudson, of Philada., Sadler and Harness 
Maker. 
William Warner Junr., of Blockley. 

7, Walter Hall, of Philada., Merchant. 
9, John Solter, of Philada., Baker. 



( 16 ) 
1779. 
Oct. 9, Jesse Jones, of Lower Merrion Township, Philada. 
CO. Affirmed. 

11, John Erdman Smith, of Philada., Printer. 
Chaeles Meeidith, do. Gentleman. 
Algernon Robeets. 

William Jackson, of Philada., Mercht. 

12, EoBEET Heysham, of do. do. 
Chaeles Stedman, do. Gentleman. 
Caepenter Whaeton, of Southwark, Mercht. 
John Kessler. 

John Palmee, of Philada., Tavern keeper. 
Peter Light (his mark), Philada., Labourer. 
William Collom (his mark), worker in the Armory, 
Philada. 

Lists of the foregoing returned to Election at State House. 



Oct. 13, William Jones, of Philada., Grazier. 

George Walker, do. Victualer. 

Abraham Sink (his mark), do. Brassfoundcr. 
Peter Rambo, do. Sadler. V 

14, Joseph Hillboen, do. Mercht. Af- 

firmed. 
Geoeg David Sickel, do. Butcher. 

James Caldwell, of Northern Liberties, Labourer. 
Chaeles Knight, of Philada., Miller. 
John Diamond, do. Pbopemaker. 

James Aemsteong, do. Trader. 
Daniel Benezet, do. Mercht. 

John Baee, do. Hatter. 



( 17 ) 
1779. 
Oct. 14, Samuel Penrose, of Philada., Merclit. 

15, George Delaney, Darby, Seaman. 

16, Thomas Smith (his mark), Philada., do. 
John Beck, do. Taylor. 
John Weaver, do. do. 
Joshua Jones, Lower Dublin, Philada. co.. Farmer. 
Isaac Wharton, of Philada., Mercht. Affirmed. 
Charles Wharton, do. do. do. 
Joseph Hibbard, Blockley, Farmer. 

Samuel Peters, Philada., Schoolmaster. 

John Heffernan, do. do. 

John Otenkerken, do. Labourer. 
18, John Porter, do. Student in Phisick. 

Michael Leib, do. do. 

Jacob Frank, do. Silversmith. 

Peter Kurtz, do. Tobacconist. 

Godfrey Shisler, Passiunk, Farmer. 

James Kinnear, of Philada., Mercht. 

Peter Footman, do. do. 

John Grover, Lower Merrion, Farmer. 

Heinrich Colflesh, do. do. 

Mathias Colflesh, do. do. 

Johannes Walters, do. do. 

Philip Pritner, do. do. 

Israel Jones, do. do. Af- 

firmed. 

Thomas Morgan, do. do. Af- 

firmed. 

Robert Bass, Philada., Druggist. 

Thomas Greswold, Northern Liberties, do. 



( 18 ) 
1779. 
Oct. 18, Jonathan Zane, Northern Liberties, Merclit. 

John Carns June., Darby, Chester Co., Yeoman. 
Edward Elliott, Philada., Clark. 
Tench Francis, Philada., Gent. 
Joseph Palmer, do. Mercht. Affirmed. 
James Peale, do. Gentleman. 

John Young, Lower Merrion, Gent. 
John Steinmetz, Philada., do. 

Eleazer Levy, late of New York, Trader. 
John Fegal, Northern Liberties, Shopkeeper. 
John Williams, Philada., House Carpenter. 
19, George Claypoole, of Philada., Cabinet Maker. 
Andrew Hamilton, of do. Gentleman. 
Edmond Nugent, of do. Breeches maker. 

George Forsyth, of do. Innholder. 

Thomas Humphreys, Merrion, Philada. Co., Black- 
smith, 



James Carr, 


do. 


Weaver. 


LuDwicK Knoll, 


do. 


Farmer. 


Jacob Bare, 


do. 


do. 


John Bare, 


do. 


do. 


Alexander Soly, 


do. 


Cordwainer, 



Christian Lawyer, Philada. Co., Labourer. 
CoNROD Goodman, Merrion, Philada. Co., Weaver. 
William E. Godfrey, Capt, Lieut. Artillery. 
David Pancoast, Philada., House Carpenter. 
John McAlestor, Yorktown, Commissary. 
John Fryhoffer, Lower Dublin, Phil. Co., Taylor. 
WoLLERY Fryhoffer, do. Farmer. 

George Ratzner, do. do. 



( 19 ) 
1779. 
Oct. 19, JosErii Matiiias (liis mark), Lower Dublin, Farmer. 

Jeremiah Lynn, Co. Philada., Shipwright. 

Jacob Baker, Co. do. Shopkeeper. Affirmed. 

Kees Price, Philada. County, Farmer. Affirmed. 

William Dellap, Co. Philada., Trader. Affirmed. 

Francis Jones, Philada. County, Gent. Affirmed. 

John Llewelyn, Lower Merrion, Weaver, do. 

Llewelyn Young, do. Farmer. Affirmed. 

Henry Pugh, do. Weaver. do. 

MoRRiss Llewelyn, do. House Carpenter. 

Affirmed. 

Joseph Lownes, Co. Philada., Silversmith. 



David Riddle, 


do. 


Saddler, 


John Darrach, 


do. 


Saddler. 


John Bryan, 


do. 


Saddler, 


John Corse, 


do. 


do. 


Isaac Penrose, 


do. 


Mercht. 



20, James Winter, of Lower Merrion, Farmer. 
Benjamin Holland, do. Weaver. 

David Zell, do. Farmer. Affirmed. 

Caspar Whiteman (his mark), do. Farmer. 
Joseph Bedford, Philada., Gentleman. 
Peter Bedford, do. do. 

Lawrence Powell, do. Baker. 
William Tyson, Blockley, Shoemaker. Affirmed, 
Matthias Tyson, Darby, Farmer. Affirmed. 
William Mackenzie, of Philada., Mercht. 
William Jeffery, Northern Liberties, Labourer. 
James Delaplaine, Northern Liberties, Taverner. 
Jacob Gominger, Germantown, Miller. Affirmed. 



( 20 ) 
1779. 
Oct. 20, Stephen Blunt, Pliilada., Shoemaker. 

Isaac Leech, Cheltenham, Tanner. 

John Spede, Philada., Baker. 

Edmond Fagan, N. Liberties, Cordwainer. 

Michael McMullen, Lower Merrion, Farmer, 

Samuel Bakee, N. Liberties, Ship Carpenter. 

Joshua Pearson, Co. Philada., Cordwainer. Afld. 

William Follwell, Philada., Taylor. AfFd. 

Hugh Knox, of Philada. County, Farmer. 

Leonard Kessler, of Philada., Joyner. 

Egbert Bell, do. Printer. 

Thomas Carradine, do. late from Mary- 

land, Mercht. 

George Clackner, of Kingsessing, Taylor. 

Joseph Ledra, of Philada., Bricklayer. 

John Lohra, do. now 18 years of age. 

Retailer. 

Egbert Grain, made proof that he in March 1778, 
took the oath to the States before Genl. Green 
and now before me. 
25, Jacob Tren (his mark), of Passiunk, made oath that 
he in the year 1777 before Justice Young, took the 
Oath of Allegiance and the foregoing this day. 
Dec. 30, James Farnsworth, An inhabitant of Philada. in 
the year 1777, made Oath that in that year he 
took the Oath of Allc2;iance to the States before 
Justice Smithson in the Jersey State and now 
before me. 

1780. 
March 6, John M. Jackson, now of the age of eighteen years 
and one month, of Philada., Clark. 



( 21 ) 
1780. 
May C, Peter Ott, of Blockley Township, Farmer, having 

taken the test to the States in 1777, was compelled 

to swear allegiance to the Brittish while here, 

much against his will as he declares, and which 

he most heartily renounces. 
John Daw, being a Commissioned Officer in the 4th 

Pensilvania Ptcgt. in the year 1777. 
15, Daniel Appel, lately from the West Indies, 

Taylor. 
IIosea Smith, lately come of age, Taylor, 
June 8, Jacob Rickneal (his mark), lately discharged from 

the German American Regt. 
James Cottringer, of Philada., Brushmaker, but 

lately arrived to the age of eighteen years. 

12, Luke Morris Junr., Miller, in his minority. Af- 

firmed. 

13, William Douglass, taken prisoner under age and 

lately returned. 
Note that Daniel Folt, of Passiunk not taking the 
test in time desired now to take it, which he did 
and I gave a certificate according thereto. 

June 28, Daniel McLean, a Sergeant in the service of this 
and of the United States the 1st day of June 1778, 
and since with reputation discharged. 

Sep. 9, James Kirk, a soldier in the service of the American 
United States on the 1st day of June 1778, and 
since discharged. 
25, William Due (his mark), Mariner, resident in this 
city above five years, being a foreigner unac- 
quainted with the time prescribed by law. 



( 22 ) 
1780. 
Sep. 30, Matthew Phelps, of tlio state of Connecticut, lately 

from the Mississippi, Planter. 
Oct. 10, Isaac Sheldon, of the State of Connecticut, lately 
from the Mississippi, Planter. 
Abraham Hargis, a Lieut, in the Continental 

Army, 10th Pena. Eegt. June 1st, 1778. 
PtOBERT Kennedy, from South Carolina, Taylor. 
21, Nicholas Hinkle (his mark), of Blockley, lived in 
the Jersey State in the year 1776, where he first 
proved his allegiance. 
Dec. 5, Philip Swartz, charged with treasonable practices 
and discharged after a long confinement. Recom- 
mended by J. C, Sheriff". 
13, John Allen, of the state of N. Carolina. 

1781. 

Jan. 29, John Cook (his mark), late of the Jersey state; in 
Jany. 1779, was qualified to allegiance there before 
Lemuel Sears in Gloucester County as appears by 
certificate. 

June 14, John Johnston (his mark), by trade a painter and 
Glazier but has followed the sea some years. 
29, John Frazer (his mark), late a soldier in the Penn- 
sylvania line. 

Sep. 7, Samuel Hembel, formerly a servant in Lancaster 
CO., lately free. 

Oct. 8, James Hampden Thomson, late a citizen of South 
Carolina and lately arrived in this city from St. 
Augustine. 
9, Adam Gilchrist, an officer in the Penna. Line in 
1777. 



( 23 ) 
1781. 
Oct. 9, George Bond. 

John Phile, late a free citizen of Maryland, now 

of this City, Merclit. 
Chaeles Pettit. 
James Willing. 
James Montgomery. 
Francis Donnelly. 

D. WiTIIERSPOON. 

William Henderson. 
William Graham, late of Virginia. 
13, Benj. Smith (his mark), of Blockley Township, 
Philada. Co. 
Nov. 2, James Duffy (his mark), now City Constable, 
Philada. 
21, Andrew Miller, of Towamensing, Philada. Co., 

Farmer. 
20, William Bell, of Philada., Taylor, late of the 
State of New Jersey. 

Feb. 16, Thomas Lake, son of Capt. Thomas Lake; now 18 
years old. 
John Fesmore (his mark), late discharged from the 

Penna. Line. 
Apl. 15, Eleazer Oswald, late Lieut. Col. of Arty, of the 

United States. 
May 1, Archibald McClarey, formerly a private in the 
river fleet. 
13, Bedford Williams, Surgeon, formerly in the ser- 
vice of the States. 
31, Abraham Seixas, formerly an officer in the Militia 



( 24 ) 
1782. 

of Cliarlestown, South Carolina, lately arrived in 

this city, Mercht. 
July 1, William Beadford, formerly a soldier in the Vir- 
ginia line, discharged, by trade a Taylor. 

13, Joseph Heller, of Merrion Township, lately arrived 

to the age of 20. 
Jacob Sibley, of Merrion Township, but lately 
arrived to the aoje of 19. 
Aug. 7, Philip Smith, a German, bred in Philada., a Taylor 
by trade. 

14, Jonathan Adams, a native of Maryland, by trade 

a silversmith. 
22, Matthew Ballam, a native of New York who re- 
tired on the approach of the enemy. 
Sep. 14, Levin Langeall, of the State of Maryland, taken 
prisoner and escaped from New York, Mariner. 
21, PtOBEET Pattison, of Charlcstown in South Caro- 
lina, Mercht. 
Oct. 7, Thomas Steel, of Philadelphia, Mariner. 

Philip Mooee, of Philada., Mercht., having taken 
the Oath of Allegiance in Boston in 1777 and in 
the Court of Philada. in April 1782. 
John Ogden, lately arrived to the age of twenty-one 

years. 
John Staffoed, belonging to the train of Artillery 

in 1776. Discharged. 
John Jones, Health Officer, took the test in Vir- 
ginia in 1777. 
Benjamin Stagg, a private in the 5th Penna. Pegt. 
in 1776, discharged in 1781. 



( 25 ) 
1782. 
Oct. 7, Michael Connor, took the Oath at Reading in 
June 1778. 
David Porter, an oificer in the Pcnna. Line in 

II I I . 

Charles McCarter, Surgeon in the 4th Penna. 

Regt. in 1777. 
James McLean, an officer in the Penna. Line in 

1777. 
Lazarus Stow, Lieut, in the lltli Penna. Regt. in 

1777. 
8, James Whitehead. 
Charles Darragh. 
Matthew McGuire. 
William Gray. 
Alexander Power. 
John Thompson. 
Joseph Rice. 
William Williams. 
David Elliott. 

Patrick Owens, took the test in Virginia in 1777. 
John Cowell, surgeon in the GenL Hospital of 

Penna. in June 1778. 
Patrick Duffy, an officer in the Penna. Artillery 

in 1777. 
John Kaworth, a seafaring man. 
James Hamel, tavern keeper, took the test in Vir- 
ginia in 1777. 
John Stricker, an officer in the Penna. Line in 

1777. 
Robert Scot, took the test in Virginia in 1777. 



( 26 ) 
1782. 
Oct. 8, James Gilchrist, an officer in the Penna. Line 1779. 

Andrew Lytle, an officer in do. 1776. 

John Baker, who took the oath in Virginia, August 
^"^^1777. 

James G-. Herron, hxte an officer in Hazen's Regi- 
ment, Pennsylvania Line. 
George Hofner, late an officer in the Penna. Line. 
John Hunn, took the test in Delaware State 1778. 

18, John Loge, late of Salem, in the State of N. Jersey. 

Waterman. 
Nov. 4, Garret Peters, an inhabitant of this City. Shoe- 
maker. 
8, Robert Smock, late of the State of N. Jersey. Clark 
in the Clothier's Departmt. 

19, John Bryarly, some time resident in this city. 

Sadler. 
William Patton, • formerly of Lancaster, in this 

State. Sadler. 
John Stiles, some time resident in this city. Sadler. 

1783. 
Jan. 6, Seth Averep, from Connecticut, last from Chester 

Co. 
Mch. 19, Andrew Aitkin, of Philada. Physitian in the 

Publick service above four years. 
April 22, John Jamison, of Philada, Sadler. Nineteen years 

of age. 
30, George Mayer, son of Jacob Mayer; a native of 

Philada., late a prisoner with the enemy, now 19 

years old. 
May 7, Hugh Martin, a surgeon in the Penna. Line in 1778. 



( 27 ) 
1783. 
May 30, Adam Steller, Butcher, born in Pliilada., lately 

of aoje. 
Thomas Bell, late apprentice to Geo. Claypoole, 
Cabinet maker. 
June 30, George Tudor, a Major in the Penna. Line. 

Philip Lauer, having served five years in the 
Penna. regiment of Artillery. 
Se})t. 17, James Chrystie, Captain in the Penna. Line. 

John Price, formerly Captain in the Marine of this 
State. 
Oct. G, Abraham Howell, of Maurice County, State of 
New Jersey. 
10, Joseph Harma, Lieut. Col. 1st Regt. of Pennsyl- 
vania. 
Philip Mextges, Lieut. Col. in the Southern Army. 
J. Moore, Major 1st Penna. P\.egiment. 
John Bryce, Captain Co. of Artillery. 

13, William Martin, Captain of Artillery. 
Robert Wallace, proves by certificate that he 

took the oath of allegiance in the Jersey State in 
1777. 

14, Edward Wiielan, a soldier in the Penna. line. 

Discharged. 
Robert Morrell, an artificer in the x\merican 

Army. Discharged. 
John Patton, tallow chandler, a native, lately come 

of age. 
John Rhea, of Philada., a native, lately arrived to 

age. 
Samuel Brady, Captain 3r(l Penna. Ptcgt. 



( 28 ) 
1783. 
Oct. 14, Thomas Adams, late of Ehode Island, made oath 

that he took the test of that State in 1777. 

Paul Jones, Captain in the Navy of the United 
States. 

John Smith, late Segt. in the Penna. Line. Dis- 
charged January 1781. 

EicHARD Wallace (his mark), a private in the 
Penna. Line. Discharged 1781. 

John Adams, late a sergeant in the Penna. Line. 
Discharged Jan. 1781. 

Thomas Lavisyler, late Ensign in the Penna. Line. 
Deranged. 

Isaac B. Dunn, Capt. 3rd Eegt. Penna. 

James Finley, makes oath that he in 1777, in Vir- 
ginia, took the oath of that State of his allegiance. 

John Hazlewood, Junr., lately arrived to the age 
of 21 years. 

Christopher Kugler, of the Northern Liberties, 
but now arrived to 21 years of age. 

L. Keene, late Captain 2nd Penna. Regt. 

Ephraim Blaine, Commissary General Purveyor. 

John Pvead. 

Alexander Russell, late Lieut. 7th Penna. Ptegt. 

Alexander Bensted, late Lieut. & Paymaster 
10th Penna. Regt. 

Thomas McIntire. 

Martin Weyland, of Point no Point Northern 
Liberties, maketh oath which is certified to by 
Edward Pool, in 1778. 

Henry Greve, Lieut, in the 4th Penna. Regt. 



( 29 ) 
1784. 
Oct. 11, John White, Mate of the General Military Hospital. 

12, Egbert Gregg-, late Captain of the Penna. Line. ^ 

Jacob Cox, made oath that he took the oath ci 

allegiance in the Jersey State in 1777. 
Jno. Donohue, made oath that he gave test of alle- 
giance in the Jersey State, and since agreeable to 

law in this State. 
William Honeyman, formerly a lieut. in the 

Pensyla. Line. 
William Norton, formerly a private in the Pena. 

Line. Discharged. 
Matthew McClentick, took the oath in Maryland 

in 1780. 
U Patrick Shaw (his mark), a private in the Penna. 

Line. Discharged. 

1785. 
Feb. 19, Isaac Van Vleck, of the Jersey State, appears to 

have taken the oath of allegiance in that State in 
1777. 
Apl. 11, Edward Tilghman, Junr., of Dover, in the Dela- 
ware State, Esq., appears to have taken the oath 
of allesjiance in said State. 
Sep. 29, Francis Knox, Commander of a Vessel under com- 
mission in the American Service in the late war. 
James Lockwood, a native of Connecticut, a resi- 
dent here near two years. Mercht. 
Oct. 6, John Mitchell, of Philada. Mercht. 

John Savidge, a Captain in the Pensilva. Line in 

1778. 
Philip Klein, appears to have taken the oath in 



( 3U ) 
1785. 

1778; served in the flying camp, and now before 
me hath taken the oath, 
Oct. 6, John Organ (his mark), late a soldier in the Pensyla. 
Line six years. 
John McIlench (his mark), a soldier in the Pensyla. 

Line in 1777. 
Philip Colewater (his mark), a soldier in the 
Pena. Line six years. 
24, Barnaby Scully, a soldier in the Maryland Line 
in 1777, since a resident here. 
William Spottswood, from Ireland, resident here 

abont 2 years. Did not take the oath of 1777- 
Matthew Carey, from Dublin, Printer, resident 
here near one year. Did not take the oath of 
1-777. 

1786. 
Apl 7, William Bankson, of Philada. Upholsterer, a 

native of this State, lately arrived to full age. 
May 10, Andrew Hey, formerly an officer in the service of 
the United States, and latterly a resident of the 
Delaware State. 
Oct. 10, Daniel Garhart (his mark), late a soldier in the 
American Army, from the commencement of the 
war. 
Henry Lipsey, late a soldier in the Artillery of 

Penna. 
Henry McAnally, proves that he took the oath 

in 1778 before Justice Adcock. 
Joseph Crawford (his mark), proves that he took 
the test of 1778 in due time. 



( 31 ) 
1786. ^ ^ 

Oct. 10, Henry Harris (his mark), proves that he took the 

oath of 1778 before me in due time. 

1''87. 
Apl. 5, JosEni Anderson (Esq.), Attorney at Law, lormeriy 

a Major in the Army of the United States and 

the Jersey Line. 

13, William Montgomery (Esq.), Attorney at Law, 

formerly a Citizen of the Delaware State. 



SECOND BOOK 



Wc the subscribers do swear (or afirm) that I renounce and 
refuse all allegiance to George the third, King of Great 
Britain, his heirs and successors, and that I will be 
faithful, and bear true allegiance to the cominonwcalth 
of Pensylvania as a free and Independant State, and 
that I will not at any time do or cause to be done any 
matter or thing that will be prejudicial or injurious to 
the freedom and Independance thereof, as declared by 
Congress ; and, also, that I will discover and unake known 
to some one Justice of the Peace of this State, all treasons 
or traitorous conspiracies which I noiv kyioio or hereafter 
shall know, to be formed against this or any of the United 
States of America. 

Plunkett Fleeson. 
Philadelphia, 1778. 

1778. 
July 11, James Hall. 

James Thompson. 
John Pv^ightee. 
John Kook. 
14, JoHANN Christopher Jutter. 
Johann Conrad Gotthart. 
George Sharswood. 
John Crook. 

Luke Keating. 2d Certificate proved. 
John Patterson. 



( 30 ) 
1778. 
July 14, John C. Kunze. 

15, John Halbuetat. A 2d Certificate. 

Thomas Hall. 2d Certificate proved. 

William Robinson. 

George Croghan. 
20, Johan Georg Miller. 

Egbert Bass. 

William Matlack. Affirmed. 

William Pugh. Affirmed. 

Christian Hansman. 

Christopher Baker. 

John Burnes. 

Thomas Beck. 2d Certificate. 

Pastorious Wynn. 2d Certificate. 

23, William Jones. 
Caleb Ash. Affirmed. 
George Stockham. 

24, Andrew Brand. 2d Certificate. 
George Bates. do. 
Adam Clamrffer. do. 
Jacob Fisler. 

25, Jacob Carrick (his marlc). 
Jacob Conrod (his mark). 
Jacob Latch (his mark). 
Samuel Tom (his mark). 

George Kurtz, sworn to have taken the oath of 

allegiance the 30th June 1777. 2d Certificate. 
Francis Finley. 2d Certificate. 
George Fox. 
27, Nn. Sellers. 



( 37 ) 

1778. 
July 27, Feiedeeich Plack, swore that lie took the test 

and had a certificate from me in Juno 1777. 

2d Certificate. 
James Neill. Affirmed. 
William Barns. 
John Cummings. 
Conrad Dewetter, attests having taken the oath 

and had my certificate the 26th day of June 

1777. 

28, John Brown, Cabinet maker, testifies that on or 

about the latter end of June 1777, he took the 
oath, and had my certificate. 2nd Certificate. 

William Moore. 

John Smith, of Philada. Breeches maker, sworn, 
that about the end of June 1777, he took the 
oath of allegiance, and had a certificate from me, 
which he hath lost, and now has a 2nd certificate. 

29, Eees Price. Affirmed. 

30, AViLLiAM Stroud. Affirmed. 
John Coffman. 

George Wood. 

Matthias Nonveller, of Blockly, attests to having 
in June 1777, taken the test, and had my cer- 
tificate, which he hath lost. 2d Certificate. 

Jacob Be alert, of Blockly, attests to having in 
June 1777, or thereabout, taken the oath of alle- 
giance, and that he had my certificate, which he 
hath lost. 2d Certificate. 

Thomas Watts. 

31, George Chandler. 



( 38 ) 
1778. 
July 31, Elijah Coffin. 2d Certificate. 

James Harris. 

Richard Price. Afiirmed. 

Alio;. 1, Thomas Irwin. 

W. Hamilton. 

Jacob Ash, Attests having taken the test with me 

about June 1777. 2nd Certificate. 
Philip Conrad, Attests to have taken the test 

about July, 1777. 
Martin Walter. 
William McElvain. 

3, Peter Crass (his mark). Attests to have taken the 

test in or about the Month of July 1777. 
Jonathan Draper. 
John Corman. 
Edward Richie. 
Rudolph Sibley (his mark). 
William Whittington, of Boston. 
John Overly, Copy from y*" Original Sept. 12th 

1777. No. 887. 
Richard Hunt, Attests to have taken the Test of 

me in July 1777, & now has a 2d Certificate. 

4, Gunning Bedford. 
George Claypoole. 
John Keichler (his mark). 

Isaac Widdos, Attests to have taken the Oath & 
to have lost his Certificate taken in June 1777. 
2d Certificate. 

John Weaver. 

Charles Cecil, lately arrived from Europe. 



( 39 ) 
1778. 
Aug. 4, JoiiiSf Davis. Affirmed. 

5, Isaac Warner, did take the test in 1777; was con- 

strained to swear allegiance to the King, which 
he now doth renounce. 2d Certificate. 

Archibald McKendrick, a Brittish officer, dis- 
charged from parole, and recommended. 

LuDwiCK Knoll. 

CoNROD Goodman. Affirmed. 

Darby Savage. 

KiCHARD ToPLiFF, Copy from Original June 13 
1777. No. 32. 

6, James Spinks. 

Friederich Deshong, took the oath to the States 
in 1777, was after constrained to swear allegiance 
to the crown, which he now renounces, and again 
takes the test to the States. 2d Certificate. 

Jacob Litchenham (his mark). 

Benjamin Thaw. 

7, LuDwiG Falkenstein. 
Peter Eemender (his mark). 
Samuel Evans. Affirmed. 
Samuel Langdale. 
Archibald Watson /(his mark). 

8, James Davis. 

William Saunders, Attests to have Attested in 

July 1777. 2nd Certificate. 
Hugh Koss, Attests to have taken & subscribed in 

July 1777. 2d Certificate. 
10, John Diamond. 
Jacob Erringer. 



( ^0 ) 
1778. 
Aug. 10, Johannes Heller. 
Charles Stow. 

Christopher Hart (his mark), took the test from 
me in June 1777, per qualification. 2n(l Cer- 
tificate. 
Edward McDonnell. 
Joseph Govett. 
James Packer. Afiirmed. 

John Allen (his mark), gunsmith. 2nd Certificate. 
John Yerger. 
Joseph Williamson. 

11, Thomas Fleeson, A 2nd certificate 17th July, 1777. 
Melchoir Nuff, taken in Angt. 1777. 2d Cer- 
tificate. 

Samuel Stern. 

12, Theobald Ent, Sadler, Attested taking in June 

1777. 2d Certificate. 
Adam Groff (his mark). 
James Hussell. 
John Heyl, Attests to having taken the Oath in 

June 1777. 2nd Certificate. 
Philip Warner, known to have taken the oath in 

June 1777. 2d Certificate. 
Benjamin Humphreys. Affirmed. 
Joseph Leonard. Affirmed. 

13, John David. 

PtiCHARD PvOBiNSON, wlio farther attests to have 
taken the Oath before George Brian, Esq., about 
the month of July 1777, I'ut lost his Certificate. 
2d Cert. 



( 41 ) 

1778. 
Aug. 14, William Sowersby. 

William Lake, renewed liis Certificate 27th Augt. 

1777. No. 850. 2nd Certificate. 
George Connell, Carver, renewed his Certificate 

of 28th June 1777. No. 194. 2d Cert. 
David Richards, Affirms to have taken the test on 

or about July 1777. Renewed his Certificate. 
William Guiney. 
Jacob Baker. 
15, Edward Cavanaugh (his mark). 
William Robinson. 
Jacob Hankel, Took the test before me about 

Augt. 1777. 
Cornelius Barnes. 
Peter Mellen. 
Thomas Roue. 

17, William Thomson. 
Thomas Palmer. 
Joseph Lisle. 

-Robert Davidson, Took the test in the Dehiware 
State the 2d of June 1778. 
Jacob Kinnard. 
Jacob Burklae. 

18, James Rasbotham. 

Robert Moore, Proves having taken the test ot 
John Crugh, Esq., of Carlisle, which he hath lost. 
Now taken of me. 2d Certificate. 

John Reiley Junr., Attests to have in 1777 taken 
test to the States, in Maryland, and lost his cer- 
tificate. 



( 42 ) 
1778. 
Aug. 18, George Young. 

EoBERT Bell. 2d Certificate. 
Johannes Hilarius Baker. 

19, James Underwood, Affirms to having taken the 

test & had my certificate in or about Augt. 1777. 
Philip Young (his mark). 
Richard Singelton. 
Simon Hufty. 
John Cottman. 
Thomas Morgan. Affirmed. 
William Clark. Affirmed. 

20, Gerard William Beekman, 2d Certificate & ab- 

jurations. 
Thomas Thompson. 
William Graham, known to have taken the test 

in June 1777, No. 92, Copy. 

21, Egbert Plunket. 

John Armitage, took the test in July 1777. 2d 
Certificate. 

22, Jacob Barr. 

John Lear (his mark). 
John Egberts. Affirmed. 
Samuel Junkin. 
Nicholas Eice. 
George Matzinger. 
Evan Griffith. 
Francis Jones. Affirmed. 
Christian Wortzheiser. 

Gabriel Korn, proves to have taken in July 
J 777. 



{ 48 ) 

1778. . , ■ T 1 

Aug. 24, John Long, proves having taken the Oath in July 

1777. 
Matthew Foy, proves to have taken of me about 

July 1777. 
William Kemble. 
William Moore. 
William Domiller (his mark). 

25, John Gravel, proves to have taken the Oath in 

July 1777. 
James Dexter, proves to have taken the Oath in 

June 1777. 2d Certificate. 
George Lorden, proves to have taken the Oath in 

July, 1777. 

26, William Beale. 
William Tustin. 

William Trempor, proves having taken the Oath 

in or about July, 1777. 
Daniel Harar. 
Joseph Sellers. Affirmed. 
Adam Metts, proves having taken the Oath in 

Augt. 1777. 
John Ford, proves having taken the Oath in July 

1777. 
Wiliielm Bastian. 
Thomas Fitzgerald, proves that he took the Oath 

on 30th of June 1777. 
Thomas Francis, at the same time, and now has 

his first Certificate. No. 426. 
John Vannost. 



( 44 ) 
1778. 
Aug. 27, Christopher Reid, swore that he took the test 

in June 1777. 

John Henderson. 

Thomas Paschall. 

Joseph Hillborn. 



We the Subscribers do swear {or affirm) that I renounce and 
refuse all allegiance to George the Third, lining of Great 
Britain, his heirs and successors, and that I loill be 
faithful and bear true allegiance to the Commonwealth 
of Pensylvania as a free and Independent State; and 
that I ivill not at any time do or cause to be done, any 
matter or thing, that will be prejudicial or injurious to 
the freedom and Independence thereof, as declared by 
Congress; and, also, that I will discover and make 
known to some one Justice of the Peace of the said state 
all treasons or traitorous conspiracies which I now know 
or hereafter shall know to be formed against this or any 
of the United States of America. 

Plunket Fleeson. 
Philadelphia, 1778. 

1778. 
Aug. 27, John Lennerd, Weaver. 

28, John Thomas, Also proves to have taken the Oath 
from Justice Davis, of Chester Co., in 1777. 
Michael Ditrich. 
Jacob Eenno, proves to have taken the Oath in 

July, 1777. 
Joseph Parkes, proves to have taken the Oath in 

Augt. 1777. 
John Brookes, proves that he had taken the Oath 
June 28th 1777. 



( 46. ) 
1778. 
Aug. 28, John Palmer, proves to have taken the Oath in 

June 1777. 
Thomas Craig, proves to have taken the Oath on 

or about Augt. 1777. 
Stephen Simons, proves to have taken the Oath in 

Jany. 1777. 
William Pinton, proves taking the Oath in June 

1777. 
29, Jacob Whitman. 
Felix Bentley. 
George Koopee. (his mark), proves that he took 

the test in 1777, & now before me renounces the 

allegiance extorted by the Brittish. 
William McMichael, proves taking the test in 

July, 1777. 
Conrad Stoltz, renounces the Allegiance sworn to 

the Brittish, and taken by force last winter. 
Christopher Miller, renounces as above. 
Edmond Nugent. 
31, Edmond Beech Junr., Copy of original July 1st 

1^ / i. 

John Martin, proves to have taken the test in 

Augt. 1777. 
Joseph Pemberton. 
HoYMON LuY, proves that he did take the test in 

Augt. 1777. 
James Oellers, proves that in June 1777 he did 

take the test, but was constrained to Brittish 

Allegiance, and this day renews his Allegiance 

to the State. 



( 47 ) 
1778. 
Sept. 2, Abraham Gloeding, proves to have taken the test 
in June 1777. 
Christian Peterman. 
George Makemson. 

3, Henry Cress, proves to have taken the test to the 

United States in 1777; was constrained to Brit- 
tish Allegiance, and this day renounces the latter 
& swears alle2;iance to the United States. 

Francis Bower, swears to have taken the test in 
1777 before Justice Hull, of Connecocheque, and 
now before me. 

Cooper Brethower, proves to have taken the test 
in Augt. 1777. 

4, Michael Clark, sworn to have taken the test to 

the State in July 1777. 
Ennion Williams, proves to have taken the test 

of me in June, 1777. 
Jonath\n Heaton. 

5, Anthony Kirk (his mark). 

Casper Souder, took the test in June 1777; has 
since been constrained to swear allegiance to the 
Brittish, and this day renews his first oath. 

7, Thomas Renshaw, proves to have taken the State 

test in June, 1777. No. 17. 2nd Certificate. 

Affirmed. 
John Tomkins. 
John Everly (his mark). 

8, William Davidson, a prisoner and on parole, from 

the IGth of November to this time. 
Bartholomew Thayer. 



( 48 ) 
1778. 
Sept. 8, Joseph Hibberd. 
Samuel Penrose. 
9, Thomas "Welch. Affirmed. 

Joseph Honeycomb, proves to have taken the State 

test in 1777. 
Matthew Hooper, proves to have taken the State 

test in June 1777. 
John Coates, proves that he took the State test in 

June 1777. 
Joseph Bolter, proves that he took the State test 

in June 1777. 
Imanuel Jacob Alborn. 

11, James Murdaugh. 

Edward Flounders, proves to have taken the test 
of me in August 1777. Affirmed. 

12, Benjamin Miller. 
Thomas Kossiter Junr. 

John Armet, proves to have taken the test of me 
in June, 1777. 

14, Mathias Cope, proves that he took of me the test 

in July 1777. 
John Greble, of Philadelphia, Cooper, before Jus- 
tice Young, in June 1777, took the test, since 
which he was constrained to swear allegiance to 
the Brittish, and now renews his former test. 

15, Andrew Hamilton. 

Jacob Zinck, of Moyamensing, took the test of 
Benjamin Paschal in June 1777; was constrained 
to that of the Brittish, and now before me re- 
nounces the latter. 



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1778. 
Sept. 17, Benjamin Tottie, proves that lie in June 1777, 
took the test to the State before me. 2nd Cer- 
tificate. 
David Saldrich (his mark), not 18 years of age 
the 1st of June last. 

18, Petee Grab. 
William Stole. 

19, James West. 

Jerom Ingiez, proves to have taken the State test 

in June 1777. 
John Mathes. 
21, Joseph Palmer, proves his Attestation in June, 

1777, before me. 

24, Tobias Eudolph, proves his Attestation in Augt. 

1777. 
Jacob Ehrenzeller, proves his Attestation in 
June 1777. 

25, Christian Eudolph. 

James Walsh, proves his Attestation in June 1777. 

26, Solomon Halling, Second Surgeon in the General 

Military Hospitals. 

Thomas McDowell. 

Joseph Wood. 
28, George Heyl, took the test of me the 25th day of 
June 1777; was constrained to swear allegiance 
to the Brittish, which he hath this day renounced. 

William Eckhart. 

John Ord Esq., took the test July 10th 1777, & 
was constrained to swear allegiance to the Brit- 
tish, which he this day hath renounced. 
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1778. 
Sept. 28, Charles Phile, 1st Lt. 

Jacob Lehre, proves to have Attested in June 

1777. 
Egbert Fullerton. 
29, Andrew George (his mark). 

James Kinkead proves to have attested in Augt. 
1777. 
Oct. 2, William McClatchie, proves to have attested 
before me in August 1777. 
Charles Stewart. 
3, Daniel Gosner, proves to have attested in June 
1777. 
Jared Saxton. 

John Porter, late of Philada., proves to have taken 
the State test in June 1777. Affirmed. 2nd 
Certificate. 
Justinian Fox, proves to have taken the State 
test of me in June 1777. 2nd Certificate. 

5, James Kelley, proves that at Carlisle, in February- 

last, he took the Oath of Allegiance. 

6, John Helm, 1st Lieut, of 6th Penna. Kegt., late a 

prisoner. 
John George (his mark), Schuylkill. 
John George Junr. (his mark), Blockley. 
Christian Dishong. 
9, Edmond Tobin. 

John White, proves to have taken the State test 
before me in June 1777. 
10, David Sellers. 

Christopher Miers (his mark). 



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1778. 
Oct. 12; John Lawrence, Lieut., late prisoner of War. 

John Morgan, Lieut., do. do. 

George George, proves to have taken the State 

test in Augt. 1777, before me. 
Charles Greer, a prisoner with the Enemy, while 

in the City. 
Christian Sleigh (his mark), proves to have taken 

the State Test in Augt. 1777. 
John Kerlin Junr., proves to have taken the State 

test in Augt. 1777. 
Benjamin Scull, took the State test before me, 

the 2d day of Sept. 1777. No. 862. 
John McKennan. 
John Stuart. 
l-l, William Glisson. 

John Koehmle, proves that he in June 1777, did 

take the Legal test before me. 
John Calbanan, proves that he was Qualified, 

before me, in June 1777. 
John Clazer (his mark), proves that he was Quali- 
fied before me in Sept. 1777. 
Michael Gitts, proves that he was qualified before 

me in June 1777. 

15, Thomas Booker, proves that he was qualified in 

une ii I t . 
Philip Hoffer, do. do. 

Matthias Weiss, do. do. 

16, Thomas Wade (his mark). 

Michael Caner, proves that he was qualified in 
July 1777, swore allegiance to the Brittish, and 
now renounces the same. 



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1778. 
Oct. 17, Thomas Dickson, Cutter, renewed his certificate, 

27tli Augt. 1777. No. 849. 
John Crook, proves that he was qualified in June 
1777. 

19, Christian Dame, proves to have taken the test 

June 30th 1777. 
John Forster (his mark), Farmer. 
C. Martin Forster (his mark). 
EoBERT PbOBSON (his mark), Mariner, a Brittish 

Prisoner. 
David Taggart. 

20, William Armstrong, of Phihadelphia County, 

Major. Copy from Original June 30, 1777. No. 
327. 

21, John Riddle, State Officer. Copy from Original 

June 30, 1777. 
25, John Hignet Keeling. 

John Campbell, proves taking the test in July 
1777. 
Nov. 2, William Wilson. 

Charles Ritter, proves to have taken the Oath 
before me in June 1777, was constrained to swear 
allegiance to the Brittish, which he hath now re- 
nounced. 

Andrew Doz, late an Inhabitant of Jersey, where 
he took the Oath, as required by the law of that 
state. 

Michael Gratz, late residing in Virginia, where 
he took the Oath to that state. 

Heinrich Kimhel. 



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1778. 
Nov. 7, Jacob Maur, proves to have taken the test in June 

1777. 
William Stanley, schoolmaster, took the test in 
June 1777. 
9, Shewbart Armitage. 
10, Peter De Haven, of Philacla., Gentleman, produces 
his Certificate taken of me, 26th June 1777. 

13, Isaac Hayes, Blockley. 

14, Michael Schmyser, a prisoner lately exchanged. 

16, Samuel Humphreys, took the test in 1777. 

17, JoHANN George Degenhart, a Hessian Deserter. 

18, KiCHARD LuDGATE (his mark). 

19, Alexander Tod, took the Oath before me, June 

1777. 

25, John Stoneman, Bensalem, took the test in 1777, 

of Col. Kirkbride. Sworn. 

26, Frederick Lint, took the Oath in June 1777, was 

constrained to Brittish Allegiance, which he now 
hath renounced & renewed the former. 

Benjamin Chapman Junr. Affirmed. 

Friederich Ermanberger. 

Martin Pierie. 

27, George Stoute, Northern Liberties, took the test 

in June 1777. 
John Linniberger (his mark). 
Heinrich Katz, Whitemarsh. 

28, George Peiss, Passiunk. 
Godfrey Shisler, do. 
John White, do. 



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1778. 
Nov. 30, Michael Shiver (his mark), proves to have taken 

the test of me, in June 1777. 
/ George Shaw, proves to have taken the test of me 
in li I I . 
Dec. 2, William Guinop, proves to have taken the test 
before me in 1777. 

4, Samuel Coutty, swears to have taken the test 

before me in the year 1777. 

5, Felix Liberstin. 

Casper Cleigner (his mark). 
Nicholas Quest (his mark). 
7, Frederick Duy. 
John Hiffernan. 

John Whiteman (his mark), late of Northern Liber- 
ties, Philada. County, proves by evidence, to have 

taken the Oath June 13th 1777. 
Morris Worrel, proves to have taken the Oath 

in June 1777. 
10, Georg Gebheart, swears to have taken the test in 

June 1777. 
Joseph Lewis, on oath did take the test before me 

in July 1777. 
William Nicholas (his mark), did take the test in 

June 1777. 
Samuel Crispin, on oath did take the test on or 

about June 1777. 
William Ashton, on oath did take the test on or 

about June 1777. 
John Fraley, on oath did take the test on or about 

June 1777. 



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According to the Act of 5th Deer. 1778. 

1778. 
Dec. 11, Heinrich Schwallacii. 

Peter Powell, on oath did take the test on or 

about June 1777, before me. 
Edward Riffets, on oath did take the test in June 

1777 before me. 
18, Mathew Knox, Lieut., on oath proves that he was 

taken prisoner at fort Washington, exchanged the 

22d September last, and returned to this State, 

the 24th of last month. 
William Clark, on Oath proves that he did take 

the Oath before me in 1777. 
Donald McIntosh, foreigner, lately in the Brittish 

Service. 
John Everhart, on oath proves that in June 1777, 

he testified Allegiance before me. 

1779. 
Jan. 1, Johannes Muller, a foreigner lately in the Brittish 

army. 
5, John Linton, in June 1777 did take the test before 
me. 
George Snyder, on oath did take the Affirmation 
in 1777. 
8, Philip Heinrichs, h foreigner lately in the Brittish 

service. 
11, Abraham Wayne, on oath proves that he did take 

& subscribe the test in 1777. 
22, David Everhard, on oath proves that he did take 
and subscribe the test in June 1777. 



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1770. 
Jan. 25, Samuel Channell, on oath proves that he did take 

the test before me in June 1777. 
27, Andrew Day, on oath proves that he did take the 
test oath before me in August 1777. 
Jeremiah Williams, on oath proves that he did 
take the test before me, in 1777. 
Feb. 13, Jacob Stettenfield, a foreigner ktely in the 
Brittish service. 
Christian Overstake (his mark), Northern Lib- 
erties, proves to have taken the test before me 
in 1777. 
23, James Light, did take and subscribe the oath of 
allegiance before me the 3rd day of September 
1777. Copy from Original. 
25, John Mitchel, did take and subscribe the oath 
as by law directed in June 1777. 2d Certificate. 
Andrew Zeigler, of Swedesford did take the 
V afiirmation in June 1777. 

March IG, John Fisher, proves that he did take the test 
before me in 1777. 
19, John Barnhill Junr., not until now of the age 
of 18 years. 
David Bealer proves that he did take the test in 
the year 1777. 
Apl. 2, William Lawrence, on oath proves that he did 
take and subscribe as by law directed in 1777. 
6, Benjamin McVeagh, by oath proves that he did 
take & subscribe as by law directed in 1777. 
John Jacob Transo, a German. A deserter from 
the Brittish. 



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1779. 
Apl. 6, EiciiARD Taylor, lately from Britain. 
May 11, Charles Bitters of Philada. late Breeclies maker, 
made oath that he did take & subscribe before me 
in or about July 1777. 
Philip Stock, Gardner, on oath i)roves that he did 
take the test before me in June 1777. 
17, Thomas Richman formerly a soldier in the Brittish 
Army. Deserted April 11, 1778. 
George Stokes, on oath proves that he did take & 

subscribe in June 1777. 
William Fecundas, on Oath proves that he took 
& subscribed the oath in June 1777. 

19, Jeremiah Quin, on Oath proves that he took & 

subscribed the Oath of Allegiance in June 1777. 

20, Michael Gameber, of Philada., Cooper, proves 

that he did take the test 27th June, 1777. 

21, Johannes Poth, proves that he took the Oath re- 

quired by law, the 22d day of July 1777. 
Adam Poth Junr., proves that he took the Oath of 

Allegiance required, on the 22d day of July 1777. 
William Hunt, on Oath proves that about August 

in the year 1777, he did take & subscribe the 

oath according to law. 

22, Frantz Wilhelm Hettmannkerger, by evidence 

proves that he took & subscribed in July 1777. 
John Hain, proves by evidence his taking before 
me in July 1777. 
24, William Brown, of Philada., Tavern-Keeper, did 
in June 1777, take the test as appears by his 
Certificate. No. 447. 
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1779. 
May 26, Richard Skellorn, of Phila., Brass Founder, proves 

that he in 1777, before me took the Oath. 
28, Daniel Spencer, proves that he in July 1777, did 

then take the test. 
William Goggin, Mariner, lately in the Brittish 
Service. 
June 16, Cornelius Comegys Junr., of Maryland, proves 
taking the test, according to law, in the year 
1777. 
Jacob Barge, did affirm to the allegiance, accord- 
ing to law, in the year 1777. 
17, Adam Lechler, proves that he did take the test, 

as by law directed in June 1777. 
21, William Alexander, Son of Alexr. Alexander of 
this City, impressed by the Brittish in 1776, and 
in their service until June 1778. 
26, William Weston, by evidence proves having taken 
the test in 1777. 
July 30, Peter Baynton, testifies that he did take the test 
of Allegiance in 1777. 
James Eogers, testifies that he took the test before 
me in 1777. 
31, Casper Gosner, proves by Philip Wenemon his 
having taken the test before me in 1777. 
Christopher Eeed, proves by Capt. John Peters, 

that he took the test in the year 1777. 
Francis Gusse, of Philada., Goldsmith, as appears 
by his certificate took the Oath of Allegiance, y® 
28th day of June 1777. Was sworn by the Brit- 
tish. 



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1779. 
July 31, Georg Bardeek, of Pliilada., Silversmith, proves 

by Francis Gusse, that he took the test y^ 28tli 

day of June 1777. 
Robert Fullerton, of Philada., Painter, proves 

by Capt. Joseph Wathens that he did take the 

test in the year 1777. 
Joseph Boulter, of Philada., Shoemaker, by Cadr. 

Dickinson, proves having taken the test before 

me in 1777. 
Conrad Hans, of Philada., Coachmaker, testifies 

having taken the test in the year 1777. 
Aug. 2, Christopher Adams, testifies that he took the test 

before me in the year 1777. 
John Pollard, testifies that he did take the test 

before me, in the year 1777. 
John Nice, proves by Samuel Shrive that he took 

the test before Henry Chrest of Reading, the 21st 

day May 1778. 
Allan Mc Collin, proves that he did take the test 

by Afiirmation before me in the year 1777. 
Samuel Honeyman, proves that he took the test in 

the year 1777. 
Joseph PvObinett, proves to have taken the test in 

li i I . 

■ 4, Peter Grant, now of Philada., proves by Conrad 
Swetzer, that he in the year 1777 before Joshua 
Elder of Lancaster, did take the Oath of Alle- 
giance. 
John Adam Koehler, a deserter from the Brittish 
Army, now of Philada. Pewterer. 



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1779. 
Aug. 4, George Reinhaet, proves to have taken the test, 

before me in the year 1777. 
Thomas Deak, proves to have taken the test in 

1777, before me. 
8, John Hetherington, proves by Ludwick Shuder, 

that he took the test before Justice Moore, in the 

year 1777. 
Charles Lorden, of Philada., proves that he did 

take the test before me in 1777. 
George Harly, of PhiLada., Taylor, proves by 

Alexander Greenwood, that he took the test 

before me in the year 1777. 
Alexander Greenwood (his mark), of Philada., 

Shoemaker, proves by George Harley, that he 

took the test before me in the year ] 777. 
12, Conrad Eckelman, proves by John Smith, that 

he, before me, in the year 1777, took the Oath. 
Benedict Sneider, proves that he took the test 

before me in 1777. 
John Sutton, proves that he took the test before 

me in the year 1777. 
15, Albright Hazleton, proves that he took the test 

before me in the year 1777. 
Casper Stull, proves by Joseph Wathings that he 

took the test before me, in the year 1777. 
Andrew Young, proves by certificate that he took 

the test with me in June 1777. 
Mattis Pot, proves by Coron Kephard that he took 

the test before me in June 1777. 
Abraham Egberts, proves by Certificate that he 

took the test before mo in June 1777. No. 476. 



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1779. 
Aug. 15, Conrad Schin, proves that he did take the test 

before me in the year 1777. 
Stephen Fourage, proves that he took the test 

before me in 1777. 
George Eutter, proves that he took the test before 

me in the year 1777. 
Daniel Craig, of Philada., Hatter, proves that he 

took the test before me in the year 1777. 
- Michael Krafst, Tanner, proves by David Reshong 

that he did take the test before me in June 1777. 
David Reshong, of Philada., Taylor, produces Cer- 
tificate that he did take the test before me, June 

30th 1777. No. 404. 
Joseph Ogden Junr., proves that he took the test, 

the 1st day of July 1777, by Certificate produced. 
Edward Huston, by Joseph Ogden Junr., proves 

that he took the Oath, the 1st day of July 1777. 
19, Charles Blatzer. See the other record. 



We the Subscribers do swear {or afinn) that I do renounce 
(f- refuse all allegiance to George the Third King of 
Great Britain, his heirs and successors ; and that I will 
he faithful and hear true Allegiance to the Common- 
wecdth of JPensilvania, as a free and Independent State ; 
and that I will not at any time do or cause to he done 
any matter or thing that will he prejudicial or injurious 
to the freedom ^ Independence thereof as declared by 
Congress; and also that I will discover and make known 
to some one lustice of the said State, all treasons (^ 
traitorous conspiracies, which I now know, or hereafter 
shall knoiD to be formed against this or any of the United 
States of America. 

Plunket Fleeson. 
Philadelphia, 1779. 

1779. 
Aug. 14, Lewis Nice, State Officer, proves that he in June 
1777, before me did take the Oath of Allegiance 
as by law directed. 

21, Jacob Smith, late of this City, Harness- Maker, 
proves by James Gilingham, that he before me, 
in the year 1777, took the Oath of Allegiance as 
by law directed. 

27, Joshua Burn, of Philada., Potter, proves by Ori- 
ginal Certificate that the 1st day of July 1777, 
before me took the test of Allegiance according 
to Law. Original Certificate produced. 



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1779. 

Sept. 1, Christophee Buely, proves that ho in the Year 
1777, before me took the Oath of Allegiance as 
by law directed. 

Israel Mattson, of Philada., proves by James 
Lyons, that he before me did take the Oath as by 
law directed, in the year 1777. 
2, Andeew Paekhill, proves by Daniel McCarey 
that he before me, took the Oath as by law 
directed, 30th June 1777. 

Daniel McCary, of Philada., by Original Certifi- 
cate proves that he took the Oath as by law 
directed before me the 30th June 1777. 
27, Thomas Mesnaed, late a Brittish subject & lately 

from New-York. 
30, Jonathan Stanton, late in the Brittish service, 
now residing in this City. Breeches-Maker. 
Oct. 11, James Gamble, lately in the Brittish Sea service, 
as a Mariner. 

William Vaughan Hitchings, in the Brittish 
Mercht. Service, lately taken by an American 
Privateer. 
12, Daniel Barnhill, lately returned from the Brit- 
tish fleet, into which he was pressed. 

Joseph Kue, made proof that he took the test, the 
1st day of July 1777. No. 665. 

Jacob Schrack, proves by Edward Neffetts, that 
he took the test before me in June 1777. 

Thomas Channell, took & subscribed the test 
before me, the 26th day of June 1777 as per 
Original Certificate. 



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1779. 
Oct. 12, JoHAN Conrad Beckman, late a soldier in the 

Hessian Army. 

13, Jacob Bower, late of Moyamensing, by testimony 

of Eudolpli Feel, took and subscribed the Oath of 
Allegiance in June 1779. 

14, Samuel Smith, on affirmation proves that he took 

& subscribed the test of Allegiance in the year 
1777. 
20, Joseph Bulkeley, Mercht., lately arrived in this 
State from the Island of Eustatia. 
William Shiell, M.D., lately arrived in this City 
from the City of Dublin. 
Dec. 10, JoHAN Peter Ahl, Taylor, a Hessian late in the 
Brittish Service. 
Casper Loving, Taylor, a Hessian late in the Brit- 
tish Service. 
Pierre Lemaigre, a subject of France lately from 

that Kingdom, via N. York. 
Nicholas Perree, a native of France, lately from 
Guadelope. 
22, JoHANN Panrert, a Hessian late in the Brittish 
Service. 
YoRiCK Wusman, a Hessian late in the Brittish 
Service. 
27, Joseph Ogden Junr., proves by Original Certificate 
that he took & subscribed the test on affirmation, 
the 1st day of July 1777. 
29, JoHANN Xhart Mellor, Baker, a Hessian from 
N. York, late in the Brittish service. 

1780. 
Jan. 4, James Lincoln, late from the City of Dublin. 



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1780. 
Jan. 12, William Prichard, lately from the Island of St. 

Eustatia. 
Felj. 7, GeorCxE Moore, lately from tlie Massachusetts State 
where he took the Oath to the United States. 
12, Kerence Dowling (his mark), late in the Hessian 
Army, deserted at the Battle of Monmouth, since 
a residenter in this State, by trade a woolcomber, 
& well recommended to me. 
March 2, James Nugent, formerly a resident in the Jersey 

State, now of Philada. 
April 8, John Snelhart (his mark), a Hessian Deserter 
from the Brittish at N. York. 
24, John L. Lear, Baker, a Hessian deserter from 
New York. Entered the American Service. 
I\[;iy 13, William Linnard, made Oath that he took the 
Oath of Allegiance, according to Law, in the 
month of June 1777, and hath lately lost his Cer- 
tificate. 
Martin Christ (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Army, being an Anspacher & since the Army 
left this City. 
16, Patrick Keiley, Shoemaker, who says that he 
deserted the Brittish Service in 1778 & swore 
Allegiance to the States in that year, at Pitts 
Grove in this State & has lost his Certificate. 
18, John Connor, lately arrived from the Kingdom 
of Ireland. Mercht. 
Simeon Meyland, a native of Switzerland, some 
time a resident in this City; by trade a Lapidary 
or Jeweller. 



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1780. 
June 3, Carl Ludewig Baeon v. Bilow, a Hessian, some 

time in the Brittish Service. 

Christian Von Beck, a Hessian, some time in the 
Brittish Service. 
10, Philip Boutman (his mark), of Southwark, by 
Thomas Booker proves that he took the test 
before in the year 1777. 

William Perkins, late a Vohmteer in CoL May- 
land's Dragoons proves that he took the test about 
the month of Sept. in the year 1777. No. 900. 

Francis Colson, House Carpenter, now a trader; 
lately arrived in this State from Hispaniola. 

Georg Johner, a Hessian, deserted from the Brit- 
tish Service in 1778. 
12, Adam Shetzline (his mark), has made proof by 
Godfred Gebler, that he took the test 29th June 
1777. 

George Speel, of Passiunk Township, made proof 
that he took the test before me in 1777. 

Christian Luts, proves by John Young of Passiunk, 
that he did take the test in the year 1777. 

Daniel Barns, of Philada., bricklayer proves from 
Original, that he took the test 1st day of July 

ll i t. 

David Naer, of Philada., Nailor, proves by God- 
frey "Wetzel that he took the test 30th June, 1777. 

14, John Hughes, Practitioner in Physick, lately 

arrived in this City from Hispaniola. 

15, Thomas Simmons, proves by Philip Boatman, that 

he took the test before me in 1777. 



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1780. 
June 15, William Gray, of Pliilada., Brewer, proves by 
Orisfinal Certificate that lie affirmed to the State 

O 

test, the 26th June 1777. 

27, Thomas Smith, a native of Bermuda, just arrived 

in this port from thence. 

28, James Alenby, of Philada., Cooper proves by 

Rowland Pritchett, that he took the test before 
me in or about July 1777. 
Rowland Pritchett, of Philada., Cooper, produces 
• his Original Certificate No. 202 dated 28th June 
1777. 

30, William Barber, Captain, late a prisoner in His- 

paniola; admitted to take the Oath of Allegiance 

(by order of Council). 
July 11, Johannes Schmitt, a Hessian, deserted from the 

Brittish in the year 1778, now married & settled 

in Springfield, Philada. Co. 
20, Johan Barnard Simon, a Hessian, deserted from 

the Brittish army at New York, by trade a tay- 

lor, now married & settled in this City. 
28, George Knoepler, a High German, deserted from 

the Brittish October 1779; recommended by John 

Jervis. 
John Telman, a German, deserted from the Brittish 

in October 1779, with a pass from the American 

Camp. 

31, Charles Teigh, a Hessian deserted from the Brit- 

tish in 1779, a hair dresser, married & settled in 
this City ; asserted by John Wallace, 
Aug. 3, Peter Malone (his mark), formerly of Philada., 



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1T80. 

breeches-maker, who hath hved in New York 

near five years & lately escaped to this City. 
Aug. 4, Nicholas Eggers, a Brittish Soldier, pressed in 
England, & deserted from Charlestown. 

16, Abraham Forst, Mercht., lately arrived in this 

City from Eustatia. 

17, John Patrick Lynch, Mercht., lately from the 

Kingdom of Ireland. 

Sept. 22, AViLLiAM Dewees proves that he took the Oath of 
Allegiance in the year 1777 before me. .r, 

Oct. 4, Marcus Ioane (his mark), Seaman, a Veniti^^h- by 
birth, arrived lately from Guadelope & h^C ^QQ^^ 
some time in the Marine Service of this State. 
10, James Smith, of the Forage Department, affirms 
that he took the test as by law directed in the 
year 1777, & had a certificate from me, wdiich is 
lost. 
Joseph Nourse, of Philada., proved that he took 
& subscribed the Oath as by law directed in the 
year 1777. 

Nov. 13, Alexander Brodie (his mark). Seaman, a native 
of Scotland lately arrived in this State from the 
Island Eustatia. 

Dec. 13, Humphrey Williams, of Northern Liberties, 
Philada. Co., proves by Original Certificate, that 
he took & subscribed the Affirmation of Allegi- 
ance, the 1st of July 1777. 

1781. 
Jan. 11, George Hook (his mark), born in Philada., a sea- 
man having been some time a prisoner in New 
York, from whence he i.^ lately discharged. 



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1781. 
Jan. 27, ]\Iichael Cain (his mark), deserted from the Brit- 

tish Service in the year 1779. Labourer. 
Feb. 3, Thomas Beck (his mark), of Philada., shoemaker, 

proves that in the year 1777 before me he took 

and subscribed the Oath as by law directed. 
March 1, Christopher Clark, Carpenter, lately arrived from 

a three years captivity in England, being a native 

of Boston. 
3, Conrad Keller, a Switzer, enlisted with the Brit- 

tish, deserted in Philada., & now following the 

trade of tinker. 

12, Heinrich Schmitt, a Hessian formerly in the Brit- 

tish Service, since in the American Artificers & 
discharged; by trade a Joyner. 

13, Daniel Beckley, Carpenter, by Original Certifi- 

cate No. 274, proves that he took the test to this 

State, according to the Act of 13th June 1777, 

the 30th day of the same month. 
James Bell, of Philada., Carpenter, by Daniel 

Beckley proves that he took the test of the 13th 

of June 1777 before me, in July of the same 

year. 
31, Alexander Louis O'Neill, a native of Franco, 

late Captain in Genl. Count Pulaski's Legion. 
April 19, Isaac Davis, late of Harford Township, Chester 

County. 
May 1, Christopher Frederick Dieffenbach, by birth 

a German, arrived in this City about 18 months 

since; by trade a butcher. 
15, PowEL Adam Gardenok, a German Anspacher, 



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1781. 

tinman & brazier, deserted from the Brittisli near 
New York, about a year past. 

May 28, John Moylan, a native of Ireland, lately arrived 
in this City from the Camp of General Wash- 
ington. 

June 23, John David Crimshew, Attorney at Law, late of 
New York. 
25, John Pleiny, a German by birth, lately arrived in 
this State and was a prisoner in England; taken 
on his way, being bound to Boston. 
2G, Johannes Marcus (his mark), a native of Denmark, 
by trade an Instrument maker & turner; lately 
arrived in this state. 

July 7, James Davidson, proves that about the month of 
June 1777, then being a professor in the College 
of Philada., he took the Oath of Allegiance & 
Fidelity as directed by law. 

20, Charles Isaac, arrived in the Brig Burton, from 

Charlestown. Mariner. 

21, Frederick Christian, of Philadelphia, Baker, by 

Bethenah Hodgkinson, proves that he in the year 
1777, before me took & subscribed the Oath of 
Allegiance. 
30, Joseph Dolby, of Philada., Shoemaker, proves by 
Isabella Pvogers that he in the year 1777 before 
me took & subscribed the Oath of Allegiance. 

Aug. 28, Henry Hudson, late of Virginia. Wheelwright. 

Oct. 1 , Jasper Alexander Moylan, late from the King- 
dom of Spain. Student,in Law. 
9, Joseph Gray, proves by William Gray that he took 



J781. 

& subscribed the Oath as directed by the Act of 
1777 & had a Certificate, which is lost. 
Nov. 5, William Austin Smith, \ t, » .4. 6 

EoBEET Downs, born in Philada. W3 S ^ -^ 
Benjamin Carr. / p^ "S ^ m 

Charles Decoster (his mark). 1 gn^S ^ ':S 
Lewis Desantee (his mark). / x ^ .. -S 

Bryan Hynes. \ ^ § S o; 

Thomas Murphy. ) § o ^ g 

William Codd (his mark). / g f=^ ^ ^ 

(John Gilchrist), a bLackman. Deferred. 
20, Henry Mevins, a soldier in the Brittish service, 
deserted about two years ago. 
Dec. 26, John Grimes, formerly in the American Marines, 
taken prisoner by the Brittish & entered into that 
service; since taken by the Americans. 
27, Nicholas Esling, lately deserted from within the 
lines of the Brittish at New York. 

1782. 
Jan. 3, Antony Marshal, late a prisoner with the Brit- 
tish, a Seaman, native of Sicily, taken at Sea in 
an American Privateer. 
16, Samuel Montgomery Brown, of the Kingdom of 
Ireland, lately arrived in this City from the 
Island of St. Thomas. 

22, Marcus McCausland, of the Kingdom of Ireland, 

Mercht., lately arrived in this City from the 
Island of St. Thomas. 

23, Daniel Ackley, by trade a Carpenter, a native & 

inhabitant of N. York, deserted from thence and 
lately come to this City. 



Jacob Oalb (his mark). 
Johannes Mayer (Lis mark). 



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1782. 
Jan. 23, Thomas Pettit, a native of New York & an in- 
habitant, deserted from thence & lately arrived 
in this City; by trade a Silver Smith. 
30, Georg Huber, an Anspacher, in the Brittish Ser- 
vice, deserted in the year 1778, when in this City 
& hath continued in this state ever since; by trade 
a taylor. 
Feb. 12, William Wilson, formerly in the American Army 
in Canada, taken by the enemy, escaped from them 
and brought prisoner to this City & discharged 
by the Board of War ; by trade a hatter. 

Deserters from the 
Anspach troops, 
before the sur- 
render of the 
Brittish Army in 
j Virginia. 

21, Benjamin James Marcer, formerly a resident of 

this State, lately from New York; by trade a 
Shoemaker. 

22, George Larrison of Cohansey in the State of New 

Jersey; turner. 
James Collins, Mercht., late of the Kingdom of 

Ireland, & lately come to this City from New 

York. 
Alexander Semple, lately arrived in this City 

from Jamaica by way of New York. Mercht. 
March 13, AVilliam Atchison, Mariner, a native of Scotland, 

from the Island of St. Thomas. 
April 2, Charles Stilwil, a native of New York, lately 

from Bermuda. 



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1782. 
April 2, John Hamilton, a sea-faring man, born in Ireland; 
last from Bermuda. 

4, James Gentle, now of Philada., Bookbinder, was a 

prisoner in England & beyond the sea until witliin 
about a year last past. 

Thomas Newark, late an Inhabitant of Salem Co., 
now of the City of Philada. Taverner. 

Henry Sparks, late of Salem County, now an In- 
habitant in Philada. City Corder. 

5, Nicholas Kirwan, formerly an inhabitant of An- 

tigua, lately of the City of Philada. 
Nicholas Deering, formerly an inhabitant of An- 
tigua, lately of Philada. Mercht. 

\ Three soldiers de- 

-, ,. ^ -n /I . 1x1 serted the Brit- 

10, Cornelius Barns (his mark). / . , . 

-n -r, /I • 1 ( f tish Army, now 

BicHARD Perry (his mark). , •'' 

T -, , /on the btaten 

alias lempest. [ . 

-r „ ^ ,, . , . y island, examined 

James Hurst (his mark). \ , ' ., , 

I by Council and 

/ admitted. 

15, George Oliver, a Seaman taken prisoner into 

New York, late a pilot of the river Delaware, 

deserted the Britti&h Service at Charlestown and 

arrived in Philada. in September last. 

1 ^, T XT n ^ Deserters from the Brit- 

17, John Herbert Grubb. 

T T- '^ ■ 1 \ tish Army at N. York; 

Isaac King (his mark). I -, -, ^ r^ 

r -MT recommended by Secty. 

Joseph Maynard. ,, , , "^ "^ 

Matlack. 

May 4, John Henry, formerly of Philada., taken prisoner 

in the Brittish Service in South Carolina. 

K 



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1782. 
May 8, Luke Thomas, formerly of Pliilada., latterly of New 

York; returned by permission from the Council 
of this State. 
9, Daniel Montgomery, Taylor, deserted from the 
Brittish Army in Philada. in 1777. 
George Hinton, born in Philada., apprentice to 
John Fox, taken away with the Brittish, taken 
prisoner and now discharged. 
13, George Inglis, lately from Jamaica by way of New 

York. 
15, Patrick Landerken (his mark), formerly in the 
Brittish Mercht. Service; by trade a Cooper. 
June 7, Cornelius Dey, a seaman deserted from the Brit- 
tish Service. 
Jeremiah Murry (his mark), a seaman deserted 
from the Brittish Service. 

11, JoHANN EoTHMANN, deserted from the Brittish 

Infantry in the year 1778. j 

12, Egbert McCausland, lately ff|m Antigua, by way 

of New York. Mercht. 
29, William Montgomery Brow, Mercht. from Ire- 
land to New York, and to Philada. with a flao;. 
July 2, William Peters Junr., of this'Qity, taken prisoner 
by the Brittish in the year 1777; taken at sea. 
(Cart. John McNachtane) took and subscribed 
the Oath of Allegiance the 30th day of June 
1777, as appears by Original Certificate. No. 
330. 
10, James Steel, formerly in the Brittish Service taken 
at Yorktown & discharged; by trade a Sadler. 



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1782. 

T , _, ^ _ -r^ 1 Deserters from the Brittisli, 

July 10, John Kenedy. •,, n /m 

•^ ' „ permitted by Council to con- 

JOHN FiTZPATRICK > ]. . ,. ■ cs , . 

,, . , . tmue m this fetate. La- 

tins mark). , 

J bourers. 

Patrick O'Donnell, lately from New York & per- 
mitted by the president. 
16, Silvester White (his mark), lately deserted from 
the Brittish on York Island; permitted by the 
Presdt. 
29, John Keyser, deserted from the Brittish Army & 
Hessian line 4 years past. 
Aug. 3, William Blake, an inhabitant of Boston, on his 
way to Newburyport, express for Donaldson & Co. 

Timothy Hickey, says he deserted the Brittish 
Service about four years ago. 
5, John Wright, deserted from the enemy about three 
years ago; by trade a Hoosier. 

James Stokes, deserted from the enemy, hath re- 
sided in ithis City above two years; a dealer in 
goods. • 

Samuel Kead (his mark), deserted from the Brit- 
tish about eighteen months since; a wool card 
maker. 

Abraham King (his mark), deserted from the 
enemy & hath resided in Philada. four years; 
wool comber. 

John Moore, deserted from the enemy about a year 
& followed his trade of Taylor in Philada. 

Christian Bush (his mark), deserted from the 
enemy about 4 years. Cheap fitter in Philada. 



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1782. 
Aug. 5, Charles Daniel Boos, deserted from the enemy 

about 4 years and kept store in Philada. the last 

year. 
George Herfford, deserted about nine months 

from the Brittish Service; by trade a Silversmith. 
Johannes Loomsbach, deserted above two years 

from the Brittish Service and hath resided that 

time in Philada. Hostler, 
Martin Christ (his mark), deserted the Brittish 

Service above four years ; by trade a Hozier. 
6, John Brown, deserted the Brittish Service about 4 

years ago from the Hessian line. 
Charleas Heatly, lately from St. Christophers; 

Barrister at Law. 
Peter Kemble, from St. Christophers, Mercht. 
Hugh Moore, from St. Christophers, Mercht. 
Jacob Jarvis, from Antigua, Mercht. 
Thomas McClenney, from Antigua, Mariner. 
George P^ead, from Antigua, Clark. 
Conrad Hankel, late in the Brittish Service, a 

waggoner & came to this City, about 4 years ago. 
Francis Kreaning, deserted the Brittish Service 

& Hessian Line at the Battle of Monmouth; 

Shoemaker. 
John Shee, deserted above three years from the 

Brittish Service; hair dresser. 
Henry Dewers, deserted the Brittish Service 

above three years; shoemaker. 
Valentin Schmitt, deserted the British Service 

about four years ; a barber. 



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1782. 
Aug. 6, Feancis Otto, deserted the Brittisli Service about 

4 years, a Hessian ; Ly trade a book-binder. 
Johannes Parkmann, deserted the Brittisli Ser- 
vice & Hessian Line about one year; by trade a 

tanner & currier, 
JoHANN Bishop, deserted the Brittish Service & 

Hessian Line about one year; by trade a Shoe 

maker. 
George Todd, deserted the Brittish Service in 

1777, by trade a Barber. 
Fergus McCrea (his mark), deserted the Brittish 

Service about two years. Labourer. 
James McMillen (his mark), deserted the Brittish 

Service near 4 years; by trade a Mason. 
Peter Bruce (his mark), deserted the Brittish Sea 

Service about six weeks; seaman. 
Adam Opperman, deserted the enemy & Hessian 

line about 4 years ; by trade a Weaver. 
James Eonals, deserted the enemy about 2 years 

past; labourer. 
FrA-NCIS Reynhart (his mark), a Hessian deserter 

from Virginia; labourer. 
William Garman (his mark), a Hessian deserter 

from New York; Labourer. 
7, Caspar Goldschmitt, a Hessian deserter from New 

York about 4 years past; schoolmaster. 
Adam Cullman, a Hessian deserter from New 

York lately ; Shoemaker. 
JoHAN Michael Airhott, deserted the Brittish 

& line of Anspach 2 years past. 



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1782. 
Aug. 7, Feederick Geunwold, deserted the Brittisli & 
Hessian Line from Virginia above one year; a 
Baker. 

Henry Blatterman, deserted tlie Brittish and 
Hessian Line about 3 years from New York; a 
Baker. 

Philip Smith. 

John Durie (his mark), deserted the Brittish & 
Hessian Line above 3 years; Labourer. 

Daniel Bender (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
& Hessian Line above 4 years past; labourer. 

Keneth McLean, a Scotchman, deserted the Brit- 
tish at the Battle of Monmouth ; labourer. 

John PiEynard (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
from Virginia about two years; Labourer. 

Eichard McGregor (his mark), a Scotchman, de- 
serted the Brittish at Stony Point in 1779. 

Arthur Barns (his mark), an Irishman, deserted 
the Brittish at Camden in Carolina in 1780. 

John Martin Zipolt, deserted the Brittish & Hes- 
sian Line at the Battle of Monmouth; Barber. 

George Keidel (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
on Long Island in April last; Baker. 

Peter Davis (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Army and Hessian line at Kingsbridge last month. 

Waldrop Sieman, deserted the Brittish Army & 
Hessian line at Kingsbridge, 4 years past. Wheel- 
wright. 

GoDFRiED Wasphal, dcscrtcd the Brittish at 
Gloster, a Hessian; Hozier. 



( '9 ) 

, Jacob Ranganek (liis mark), an Aiispaclier de- 
serted the Brittish at Kingsbridge near 3 years; 

Taylor. 
John Lewis (his mark), deserted the Brittish at 

Kingsbridge, February last, a Hessian; labourer. 
Bernhard Koehler, a Hessian, deserted the In- 
famous Arnold last year; loom weaver. 
Anthony George, deserted the Brittish Army & 

Line of Waldeckers about 4 years past; a pedler. 
William Koy (his mark), deserted the Brittish 

Army in Virginia about one year past; labourer. 
Timothy Russegue, an American, deserted the 

Brittish at Gloster in Virginia in 1781; labourer. 
James Jackson, deserted the Brittish Army at 

Gloster in Virginia in 1781 ; labourer. 
James Boyle (his mark), deserted the Brittish Army 

in 1778, a Scotchman; by trade a Weaver. 
John McGregor (his mark), an Irishman, deserted 

the Brittish Army at Kingsbridge in 1778; 

labourer. 
Michael Gehring, deserted the Brittish Army 

last fall from Canada; labourer. 
Daniel Vogel, deserted the Brittish Army at St. 

Johns in Canada about a year past; labourer. 
Georg Bruner, deserted the Brittish Service & 

Line of Anspach last fall; taylor. 
JoHAN Hartlan, deserted the Brittish Army & 

Line of Anspach from Virginia last fall; brewer. 
JoHAN Klein, deserted the Brittish Service & Line 

of Anspach from Virginia last fall; blacksmith. 



. ( 80 ) 
1782. 
Aug. 8, John Egbert (his mark), deserted the Brittish 

Service & Hessian Line; labourer. 
James McMullen, deserted the Brittish Army 

from York near 3 years past; labourer. 
Lewis Ilgen, deserted the Brittish Service & Line 

of Anspach from Kingsbridge; labourer. 
William Esenbeck, lately deserted the Brittish 

Service and Line of Anspach; labourer. 
Gotfeed Soytdee, deserted the Brittish Service & 

Hessian Line three years past; wheelwright. 
Baltus Schunel, deserted the Brittish Service & 

Line of Anspach in 1778 from Piodessland ; House 

carpenter. 
9, GoDFEEY Eosenbeegee (his mark), deserted the 

Brittish & Line of Hessians at Kingsbridge about 

a year past; butcher. 
JoHANN ScHEiLEE, deserted the Brittish at Fort 

Ann & the Hessian Line at Fort Ann above five 

years past ; labourer. 
Petee Leech (his mark), deserted the Brittish 

Army from Jersey in 1778; labourer. 
Augustus Kaje, deserted the Brittish Service & 

Hessian Line above two years past; Shoemaker. 
LuDWiG Meayn, deserted the Brittish Service & 

Hessian Line from Jersey last year; wheelwright. 
Feiedeeich Middlehausee, deserted the enemy 

& Hessian Line at Kingsbridge in Nov. 1779; 

Skinclresser. 
Edwaed Eyan, deserted the Brittish Army at Mon- 
mouth in 1778; hairdresser. 



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1782. 

Aug. 9, Christian Muller, deserted the Brittisli Service 

& Hessian Line in Virginia in 1781 ; Gardener. 
George Eshrick (his mark), deserted the Brittish 

Service and Line of Anspach in Virginia this 

year; gardener. 
George Stear, deserted the Brittish Service & 

Hessian Line at New York above two years past; 

a baker. 
"William McDonald, deserted the Brittish Army 

at New York in Deer. 1781 ; Taylor. 
10, Christian Kauch, deserted the Brittish Service, 

a Brunswicker, in the year 1781; labourer. 
Christopher Armstrong, deserted the Brittish 

Army at Monmouth in the year 1778; labourer. 
Francis Reed (his mark), deserted the Brittish 

Army at Virginia, May 17th 1782; labourer. 
Heinrich Wiest, deserted from the Brittish Ser- 
vice & Hessian Line at Germantown in 1777; 

Shoemaker. 
Christian Friederich Eeinbott, deserted the 

Brittish Service & Hessian Line at Kingsbridgo 

in February 1782; Shoemaker. 
Georg Adam Albert, deserted the Brittish Ser- 
vice & Hessian Line from Virginia last year; 

Locksmith. 
Anthony Powell, deserted the Brittish Service 

& Hessian Line at Kingsbridge in 1781; 

Sadler. 
Richard Mandry, deserted the Brittish Army in 

North Carolina in 1781 ; Shoemaker. 



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1782. 
Aug. 10, William Hook (his mark), deserted the Brittish 

Army in the Jersey State 1778 ; Weaver. 

Charles Hazley, deserted the Brittish Army in 
Virginia, August 1781; Labourer. 

Heyneich Heyxeman, deserted the Brittish Ser- 
vice & Line of Anspach at York, A'irginia in 
1781; Potter. 

Balthazer Dill, deserted the Brittish Service & 
Line of Hessians at Brandywine in 1777; Black- 
smith. 

JoHANN Valtin Edeling, deserted the Brittish 
Service & Line of Hessians at Kings Bridge in 
the year 1781. Wheelmaker. 
12, Lewis Peice (his mark), deserted the Brittish Ser- 
vice & Hessian Line in Jersey 1778. Labourer. 

Thomas Williams, deserted the Brittish Army in 
North Carolina in 1781. Shoemaker. 

Valentin Buchholtz deserted the Brittish Service 
& Line of Hessians at New York about two 
months past. Miller. 

James Dunbar (his mark). Deserted the Brittish 
Army in Jersey in 1778. Labourer. 

LuDWiG DuDENGoss, deserted the Brittish Service 
& Hessian Line at Kingsbridge in 1781. La- 
bourer. 

Heney Heizer (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Service & Hessian Line, at Charles Town in 1781. 
Labourer. 

Philip Kohe, deserted the Brittish Service & Hes- 
sian Line at Benington in 1778. Skindresser. 



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1782. 
Aug. 12, Lawrence Eddleston, Deserted the Brittish Sea 

Service from the Renown in 1779. Cheesemaker. 
Gottlieb Anton, deserted the Brittish Service & 

Hessian Line at Stony Point in 1779. Labourer. 
Georg Rumel deserted the Brittish Service & Line 

of Anspach at Rhode Island in 1778. 
Thomas Hines (his mark), deserted the Brittish 

Army in Connecticut about three years past. 

Labourer. 
Caspar Miller, deserted the Brittish Service in 

Virginia about one year, a Hessian; by trade a 

Weaver. 
Johannes Giessler, deserted the Brittish Service 

& Hessian Line at New York March last. Weaver. 
John Knowles (his mark), deserted the Brittish 

Army at Virginia in 1781. Labourer. 
Michael Daller, deserted the Brittish Army & 

Hessian Line at Germantown in 1778. Taylor. 
Johannes Otto, deserted the Brittish Service & 

Hessian Line in South Carolina in 1781. Weaver. 
John MusTER,^deserted the Brittish Service & Hes- 
sian Line at Staten Island about 3 years past. 

Weaver. 
Johann Lutz, deserted the Brittish Service & Line 

of Anspach at Virginia in 1781. Baker. 
Andreas Kipp, deserted the Brittish Service & 

Hessian Line at New York about 2 months past. 

Weaver. 
Johann Glick, deserted the Brittish Service & 

Hessian Line at New York last month. Labourer. 



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1782. 
Aug. 12, John Richhowser (his mark), deserted the Brit- 

tish Army in Virginia Septr. last. Tanner. 
Ernst Endesruggern, deserted the Brittish Ser- 
vice & Hessian Line at Long Island three months 

past. Shoemaker. 
Christopher Tilman (his mark), deserted the 

Brittish Service & Hessian Line at N. York 

three years past. Cutler. 
Hance Killamer (his mark), deserted the Brittish 

Service & Hessian Line at Kingsbridge last fall. 

Labourer. 
Henry Myers, late Surgeon's Mate, deserted in 

May last from Long Island. 

13, Vandel Stoup (his mark), deserted the Brittish 

Service & Hessian Line at Kingsbridge, January 

1781. Labourer. 

Jacob Francis, deserted the Brittish Army at 

Monmouth in J.778. Mason. 
Egbert Melvin (his mark), deserted the Brittish 

Army at Charlestown in 1781. Labourer. 
George "Walker, deserted the Brittish Army at 

Kingsbridge in 1779. Labourer. 
JoHANN Heinrich Wahl, deserted the Brittish 

Service at Kingsbridge in 1781. Shoemaker. 

14, Christian Keavort (his mark), deserted the Brit- 

tish Service & Hessian Line at Carolina Febr. 

1782. Weaver. 

George Anderson (his mark), deserted the Brit- 
tish Army at Virginia in 1781. Labourer. 

John Miller (his mark), deserted the Brittish & 
Hessian Line in Philada. 1778. Labourer. 



( «5 ) 
1782. 
Aug. 14, John Semple (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Service in England, came to America & served 
one year in the American Army. Labourer. 

Peter Feanses, deserted the Brittish Service & 
Hessian Line at N. York in June hist. Barber. 

George Burnhouse (his mark), deserted the Brit- 
tish & Hessian Line in 1781. Carpenter. 

John Spalter (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Service & Hessian Line in Jersey 1778. La- 
bourer. 

William Berry, deserted the Brittish Army at 
Statten Ishind in 1778. Labourer. 

John Atkinson, deserted the Brittish Sea Service 
& Ship Hussar at New York in 1779. 

Felix Plain, deserted the Brittish Service at 
Georgia in 1781. Baker. 

Heinrich Albert, deserted the Brittish & Line of 
Anspach in Virginia in 1781. Taylor. 

Henry Demd (his mark), deserted the Brittish & 
Hessian Line in Jersey in 1778. Labourer. 

Zac ARIAS Pittman (his mark), deserted the Brit- 
tish & Hessian Line at Jersey in 1778. Taylor. 

Thomas Jackson (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Army at New York in 1778. Brass founder. 

Joseph White deserted the Brittish Army at N. 
York 1778. Labourer. 

Henry Harris (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Army at New York in July last. Labourer. 

Peter Shuchard, deserted the Brittish Army & 
Hessian Line at N. York in 1779. Schoolmaster. 



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1782. 
Aug. 14, Martin Casper, deserted the Brittisli Army & 
Hessian Line in 1778. Baker. 

GusTAV Clarck, deserted the Brittish Service & 
Line of Anspach in Virga. in 1781. Labourer. 

John Eundleman (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Army & Hessian Line at New London in 1777. 
Pbope Maker. 

John Harper (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Army at New York in 1780. Labourer. 
15, John Albert Shove (liis mark), deserted the Brit- 
tish Service & Hessian Line in Jersey 1778. 
Labourer. 

William Shelvough (his mark), deserted the 
Brittish Army at Virginia in 1781. Labourer. 

Friederich Shuman, deserted the Brittish Army 
in Philada. in 1778. Labourer. ~ 

JoHANN Heinrich Frichman, deserted the Brit- 
tish Service & Hessian Line in Jersey in 1778. 
Labourer. 

William Connell, deserted the Brittish Sea Ser- 
vice from the Hunter Sloop at Sandy Hook in 
1779. Weaver. 

James PiOBinson, deserted the Brittish Army in 
Jersey in 1778. Weaver. 

John Blain (his mark), deserted the Brittish Army 
in Philada. 1778. Labourer. 
IG, Jacob Shreiber, deserted the Brittish Service & 
Hessian Line in Jersey in 1778. Labourer. 

Wilhelm Cassellman, deserted the Brittish Ser- 
vice & Hessian Line in Jersey in 1780. La- 
bourer. 



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1782. 
Aug. 15, Joseph Ceook (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Army at Kingsbridge in 1780. Weaver. 

Thomas Hooker (his mark), who desdrted the Brit- 
tish Army at Monmouth in 1778. Baker. 

Matthias Eikhart (his mark), deserted the Brit- 
tish Service & Hessian Line at White Plains in 
1778. Taylor. 

Bernhard Shagert, deserted the Brittish Service 
& Hessian Line at Philada. in 1778. Taylor. 

Friederich Bloss, who deserted the Hessian Line 
in Virginia in 1781. Taylor. 
17, Conrad Leitshok, deserted the Brittish Service 
& Hessian Line in March last from N. York. 
Weaver. 

Johannes Sautter, deserted the Brittish Service 
& Hessian Line at Kingsbridge in July last. 
Baker. 

George Vensell (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Service & Hessian Line at Kingsbridge in 1779. 
Taylor. 

George Stephnon (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Service & Hessian Line in Jersey in 1778. La- 
bourer. 

Jonas Havesstrick (his mark), deserted the Brit- 
tish Service & Hessian Line at Philadelphia in 
1778. Labourer, 

Conrad Gotlib (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Army at the head of the Elk in 1777. Labourer. 

Tictus Huntheimer (his mark), deserted the Brit- 
tisli Service & Line of Anspach in Virginia 1781. 
Eope Maker. 



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1782. 
Aug. 19, Frederick Deimling, deserted the Brittisli Ser- 
vice & Hessian Line at Charlestown S. C. in 1780. 
Organ Builder. 

Thomas Sample, a Lieut., formerly in tlie Brittisli 
Service, from which he was discharged in Phila- 
delphia in 1777. Mariner. 

John Douglass (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Army in Philada. in 1777. Labourer. 

John Assmus, deserted the Brittish Army in Jersey 
in 1778. Locksmith. 

Michael MgMahon, deserted the Brittish Horse 
at Kingsbridge in 1779. Hairdresser. 

Maurice Barns, deserted the Brittish Array in S. 
Carolina in 1780. Taylor. 

Samuel Casey (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Army in S. Car. in 1781. Labourer. 

Egbert Tiviman, deserted the Brittisli Army from 
Paulus Hook in 1780. Shoemaker. 

James Boyl, who deserted the Brittish Army at 
Dobbs' Ferry last month. Seaman. 

Friederich Korloder, who deserted the Brittish 
Service and Hessian Line last winter. 

John Hamilton, deserted the Brittish Army & 
train of Artillery at Monmouth in 1778. Minor. 

Abraham Jagger, deserted the Brittish Army in 
Jersey in 1778. Weaver. 

John Cove, deserted the Brittish Army on the 
Sarcy in 1778. Smith. 

Heinrich Presuhn, deserted the Brittish Service 
& Hessian Line at Monmouth in 1778. Shoe- 
maker. 



( 89 ) 
1782. 
Aug. 21, Joshua Kelsey, deserted the Brittish Army at 
Stony Point in 1779. Shoemaker. 
JoHANN NiEMOND, deserted the Brittish Service & 

Hessian Line in Virginia 1781. Baker. 
Maeks McCarty, deserted the Brittish Army at 

Long Island in the year 1782. Carrier. 
Jonathan Carlin, deserted the Brittish Army & 
train of Artilery at Kingsbridge in 1779. Hozier. 
George Berry (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Service & Hessian Line at Paulus Hook the 30th 
of last month. Labourer. 

22, Matthew Balam, took the Oath Decemr. 1778. 
John May, deserted the Brittish Army at Long 

Island in May last. Turner. 
George Huggins, deserted the Brittish Sea Service 
from New York in April last. House Carpenter. 

23, John Eitgie, deserted the Brittish Service & Hes- 

sian Line in Jersey 1778. Carpenter. 

24, Daniel Sinket, deserted the Brittish Army in 

Jersey in 1778. Labourer. 

26, Benjamin Dow, deserted from New York 18th inst. 

Blacksmith. 
David Howell (his mark), deserted from New 
York 18th Inst. Blacksmith. 

27, Thomas Cox, Escaped from N. York the 18th Inst. 

Blacksmith. 
John Midwinter, Escaped from New York the 
18th Inst. Blacksmith. 

28, John Spooner, who deserted the Brittish Army at 

N. York the 15th Inst. Labourer. 

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( 90 ) 

1782. 
Aug. 28, Jacob Zimmerman, deserted the Brittisli Service 

and Hessian Line in Virginia 1781. Weaver. 

29, Adam Fritenheiler, deserted the Brittisli Service 

& Hessian line in Virginia in Septr. last. Baker. 

30, Henry Queerfort, deserted Burgoyne's Army & 

Hessian Line in 1778. Carpenter. 
James Brunton, taken prisoner in tlie Brittisli 
Service in Jersey in 1781. Surgeon. 

31, Peter Bleijer, deserted tlie Brittisli Service & 

Hessian Line in Virginia Octr. 1781. Butclier. 
Peter Kemmel (liis mark), deserted the Brittisli 

Service & Hessian Line at N. York July 1782. 

Labourer. 
Sept. 3, Valentine Bornman, deserted the Enemy & Hes- 
sian Line at Monmouth in 1778. Labourer. 
5, William Egberts (his mark), deserted the Brittish 

Army in Philadelphia June 1778. Labourer. 
James Wiear, says he was prisoner with the Enemy 

3 years & escaped from N. York 2 Inst. Taylor. 
7, George Buch Jones (his mark), says he deserted 

the Enemy at Canada from Carlton's Army in 

1777. Carpenter. 
Ferdinand Wagner, says he deserted the Enemy 

in S. Carolina in 1781. Schoolmaster. 
Gilbert Hunt (his mark), says he deserted the 

Enemy in Virginia, Inlisted in Maryland & is 

discharged. Labourer. 
CoNROD Dean (his mark), says he deserted the 

Hessian Line at Fort Washington in 1771. La- 
bourer. 



( 91 ) 

1782. ^ ^ 

Sept. 11, Matthias Hohnersn, deserted the Enemy & Hes- 
sian Lino in Georgia in March last. Comb 
Maker. 

William Thomas (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
Army at Staten IsLand 8th Inst. Nailer. 

12, Henry Osmos (his mark), says he deserted the 

Brittish Army at Billingsport in 1777, a Han- 
noverian. 

13, Samuel Summers, deserted the Brittish Army in 

Connecticut in 1779. 

23, Kenneth Camrbell, ^ deserted from the Enemy at 
Thomas Batley (his V Staten Island & from the 

™''''^'k); J 22nd Kegt. Labourers. 

24, William Smith, deserted the Brittish Line from 

Staten Island 17th Inst. 

25, Matthew Coulthurst, lately arrived in this City 

from Nantz. Attorney at Law. 

James Bowen, an Inhabitant of N. Y. lately made 
his escape from thence. Joyner. 

Frederic Graner, deserted the Enemy & Line of 
Anspach at York Island 15th Inst. 

JoHANN Friedelbach, deserted the Enemy & Line 
of Anspach at York Island 15th Inst. 
Oct. 3, Philip Lyon, Ship Captain belonging to Phila- 
delphia. 

7, William Macpherson, Major in the American 

Army since Sept. 1779. 

8, Joseph Alston, a Native of Philada. in Martina, 

on publick Service from 1776 to 1781. 
William Huckel, deserted the Brittish Service in 
Philada. in the year 1778. Upholsterer. 



( 92 ) 
1782. 
Oct. 8, John Duguid June., an Officer in the Pena. Line 

in 1776, taken prisoner at fort Washington. 
Kennedy McFarland, deserted the Brittish Ser- 
vice in Novemr. last. 
George Eddy, lately arrived to the age of eighteen. 
Affirmed. 
10, Daniel Boland (his mark), deserted the Brittish 
at the "White Plains in 1776, served in the Ame- 
rican Navy & lately discharged. 
14, David Denny, Midshipman on board the Mede 

Frigate New York 1st Octor. Inst. 
19, William Willson, deserted the Brittish Service 
into which he was prest when prisoner at New- 
York as he says. 
William Downey (his mark), a prisoner at New 
York, pressed from the prison ship & deserted. 
Nov. 2, Johan Schneider deserted the Brittish & Hessian 
Line near Kingsbridge in 1777. Surgeon's Mate. 
5, Henry Hammer, deserted the Brittish Service & 
Hessian Line at Paulus Hook 1st Inst. Weaver. 
Henry Oill, deserted the Enemy from York Island 

the 1st Inst. Taylor. 
Friederich Shmid, a prisoner of War, discharged 
by the Council of State. 
10, CoNROD Luther (his mark), deserted the Enemy & 

Hessian Line in Jersey in 1778. 
13, John Andrew Luzer (his mark), deserted the 
Enemy & Hessian Line at Paulus Hook 2d Inst. 
Labourer. 
Carl Beyer, who deserted the Enemy. Surgeon's 



( 93 ) 

1782. 

Mate in the Hessian Line 3 years past, now mar- 
ried & settled in Nortliampton, 
Nov. 21, Nicholas Downing, a seaman from Maryland on 
his way to PJiode Island to which he belongs. 
Daniel Platt, lately from Maryland on his way 
to Connecticut to which he belongs. 

22, Joseph Bidgood, lately arrived from Charlestown. 

Dealer. 

23, John McGouen (his mark), who deserted the Enemy 

at Staten Island in Octr. last. Labourer. 
25, Alexander Murphy (his mark), late Corporal in 
the 40 Brittish Eegiment, deserted at Staten 
Island 20th Inst. Labourer. 
John Burrage (his mark), late Corpl. in above 
regt., deserted same time. Weaver. 
27, James Davis, who deserted the Brittish Service at 
the head of the Elk in 1777. Labourer. 
Henry Grant (his mark), says he deserted the 
Enemy & Hessian Line at York Island 19th Inst. 
Dyer. 
30, Egbert Stewart, Mercht., lately from Ireland. 
John Miller, who deserted the Brittish Service & 
Hessian Line in Jersey 1778. Weaver. 
Dec. 2, Egbert Sim, who deserted the Brittish Army at 
New York the 13th Inst. 
3, John Culnan, from the Kingdom of Ireland, Eesi- 

dent in America about two years. 
5, John Black, formerly in the Waggon Department 
of this State. 



( 94 ) 

1782. 
Dec. 5, William Kelly, well recommended from State of 

New Hampshire. 

7, Andrew Cowie, a prisoner taken by the Brittish 

at Pensacola. Escaped from N. York. 

Feancis Moussu Delonguay, native of France 

lately arrived in this City. Mercht. 

John Coffman, from Maryland with a pass, by 

trade a tanner & currier. 

11, Charles Rinaldi, from Boston with a pass, on his 

way to Baltimore on Station. 

John Laycock, a Frenchman with a pass, from 

Boston on his way to Baltimore. 

14, Henry Hamilton, lately arrived in this City from 

St. Kitts Via Edentown, N. Carolina. Mercht. 

16, John Mears (his mark), deserted the Enemy in S. 

Carolina in 1780. Labourer. 

17, Caspar Schmidt, appears to have deserted the 

Enemy & Hessian Line at York Island in 1779. 

18, "Wilhelm Sitzdorff, of the 60th Brittish Regt., 

deserted at Long Island in October last. 
JoMEL Mentz (his mark), of the 60th Ptegt., de- 
serted at Long Island in October last. 

23, William Scott, taken prisoner by the Brittish at 
Pensacola, escaped from N. Y. 19th Novr. last. 

26, John Shields, deserted the Enemy from on board 
the Lion Man of War at N. York 29th Novr. 
last. 

1783. 
Jan. 30, Paul Weaver, who deserted the Enemy & Hessian 
Line at Charlestown in 1780. 



( 95 ) 
1783. 
Jan. 31, Samuel Feasee, deserted the Brittish Army at 
New York the 25th Inst. Labourer. 
Daniel McCaetee (his mark), deserted the Brit- 
tish Army at New York 25th Inst. 
Feb. 6, James Andeeson, deserted the Brittish from the 
lines of New York in 1779. Labourer. 
17, Heney Millee, a Hessian prisoner liberated. 
20, Solomon Pendleton, belonging to the State of 
New York with a pass from Justice Van Tassel 
of Winchester, York State. 
March 3, Magnus Millee, "I just arrived in this City after 
William Millee, j absence of near eight years. 
8, Maetin Heney Sholtz, a Prussian, deserted 
the Brittish Array about 4 years. Breeches 
Maker. 

14, Andeew Albees (his mark), of the Pegt. of 

Pveidezel, a Prussian, late prisoner of war liber- 
ated. 

15, John Pigisson, seaman, made his escape from the 

Midstone Frigate at N. York. 
April 1, Jonathan Davis, of the County Cumberland, 
State of N. Jersey. Turner. 
Daniel Smith, of said County & State. Car- 
penter. 
3, Alexandee Shlotman, a Hessian deserted from 
the Enemy at Ehode Island in 1779. 
May 12, Maetin Shetlee "j Germans born, deserted the 
(his mark), V Brittish Army at Long Island 

Maetin Hagee, j the 25th of April last. 

16, John Claude Laodie, deserted the Hessian Army, 

served with the French General & discharcced. 



( 9G ) 

1783. 
May 28, Johannes Stain Baugh, "| lately deserted tlie ene- 

JusTiCE Floak, V my & Hessian Line 

— "WiLHELM Rudolph, j from New York. 

June 5, John Keys, being taken prisoner & forced into tlie 

Brittisli Service in 1782, deserted tlie Man of War 

last week. 

James Nevil (his mark), formerly of Maryland, 

taken prisoner by the Brittish at sea, was forced 

into the Brittish Service & deserted the man of 

war last week. 

^ T ci 1 deserted the Brittish Army 

9, Johannes Shughart, ( . ^.^ . ^ . ^^ -^ 

-r T-, y & Hessian Line at JNew 

Jacob Baumgart, ( ^^ , 
j York. 

12, James Delany, lately from Ireland. 

17, A. J. Dallas, from the Island of Jamaica. 

John Bentley, Idem. 

19, John Nassau, a native of Philada., but pressed into 

the Brittish Sea Service. 
. (Thomas Bell, late apprentice), see Oath of 1778. 

20, Parry Hall, Printer. 

21, Bogen, Doctr. 1 ^""^^ °^ ^^^^ ^^^'^^^^ ^"^^ '^ ^^^'^y 

Grosse, Doctr. ( ^f ^ ^^^ ^^°^-^^' ^^"^S ^''- 
) charged. 

24, Charles Crawford, Barrister at Law, lately 

arrived in this City, from Antigua via New York. 

25, JoHAN Martin Henderich, of the Hessian Line, 

lately from New York. Joyner. 
July 11, James Macombe, Mercht., late of London last from 

New York. 
Aug. 18, Stewart George Dallas, lately arrived from 

Jamaica. Attorney at Law. 



( 9^ ) 
1783. ' 

Aug. 19, James Carroll (his mark), Seaman for some years. 
21, John Quinlen, formerly in the Sea Service, late 
Captain of the Privateer Brigg Halker. 
Martin Maker, lately arrived in this City from 
Martinique via Boston. 
27, JoHANN Grobey, of Anspach, lately deserted the 
Brittish at New York. 
Sept. 10, Henry Carlisle, lately from Ireland, a house Car- 
penter well recommended. 
11, Johannes Ebert, deserted from the Hessian Army 

& resident in this state three years. 
18, Alexander Stewart, lately deserted the Brittish 

Army at New York. 
24, Henry Weekes, formerly in the Brittish Service. 
Oct. 9, John Marsan, a native of France. Mercht. 

14, James Johnston, a soldier discharged, made proof 
that he took the Oath of Allegiance in 1777. 
George Meade, took the Oath in 1777 as by testi- 
mony appears. 
Zachariah Lesh, proves that he took the test 

before me in 1777. 
EoBERT MoRRELL, an artificer in the American 

Service, discharged. 
Edward Whelan, a soldier in Pennsylvania Line, 

discharged. 
Robert Taylor, of Philada. made proof that he 

took the test in 1777 before me. 
Robert Smith, of Philada. took i\\Q test June 27 
1777 before me. 



( 98 ) 
1783. 
Oct. 14, James Ames, of Philada. Blacksmitli, proves that 

on the 31st July 1777 he took the Oath of Alle- 
giance before me. 
Nov. 3, Chaeles Hunter, lately arrived in this City from 
Hampshire in Britain. Bricklayer. 
21, John Veder, lately arrived in this City, a Native 

of Rotterdam. Mariner. 
28, Johannes Ceess, lately arrived here from Amster- 
dam, a Baker by trade. 
Dec. 1, John Adam Seitz, lately from Germany, by trade 
a Miller. 
5, Albert "Warnick, deserted the Brittish Army at 
New York. Sadler. 
David Turner, late a prisoner of the Brittish 
Army in this City, discharged. 
8, Zeman Thomas Eede, Barrister at Law, lately 
arrived in this City from London. 
John Davan, Merchant, arrived in this City with 
his family about 4 weeks from Dublin. 
15, Jacob Lahn, lately at Baltimore from Amsterdam. 
Linguister. 
George Bender, a Hessian lately deserted from 

New York. Taylor. 
Frederick Molineux, of Philada. Mercht., took 
the Oath of Allegiance 31st Augt. 1777. 

1784. 
Jan. 23, Lewis Hallam, lately arrived from Jamaica. 

31, "William Thompson, lately from Ireland. Mercht. 

Feb. 10, Israel Goette, | Hessians lately 

LoEDWiCK Huvort (his mark), J from New York. 



( 99 ) 
1784. 
March 1, Peter Barriere, a native of France. Merclit. 

5, John Hamilton, of Pennsylva., lately from London. 

Attorney at Law. 

22, Peter Markoe, Gentleman, lately arrived in this 

City from the Island Santa Cruz. 

April 8, Felix Brunot, native of France & a resident in 

this City three years. Hair Dresser. 

12, Johannes Fisher, a Hessian formerly in the Brit- 

tish Service. 

Thomas White, formerly of the Brittish Army, now 

resident in this City. Shoemaker. 

KiCHARD Howell, Attorney at Law, a resident of 

the Jersey State. 

14, Thomas Carstairs, lately from London. House 

Carpenter. 

15, Joseph Allenspachern, lately from Germany, 

Clockmaker. 
21, John McIntosh, lately arrived from Scotland. 
James Williamson, same. 

May 28, John D. Haussman, a Dantzicker, lately from Lon- 
don. Merclit. 
June 14, Archibald Bleakly, lately arrived from Ireland, 
says about 15 months. Merclit. 
17, John PvOOF, late of the County of Bucks. Black- 
smith. 
Isaac Frank. 

Henry Greer, late Lieut, of the 4th Pennsa. Kegt. 
David Eittenhouse, affirmed that in 1777, he took 
& subscribed as by law required. 
29, Joseph De la Croix, a native of France, arrived 
here in January last. 



( 100 ) 
1784. 
June 30, Chaeles Van Eckhent, a Hollander by birth, bred 

in France & resident in America 4 years. 
(Kev.) John Campbell, of tlie Episcopal Church, 
lately arrived in this City from London. 
July 5, Stephen Sicard, a native of France & a resident 
in this State 18 months. 
Jan Christian Beuyn, Cook, of Saxe Gothia resi- 
dent here one year. 
Freuerick William Winckler, Farmer, late of 
Germany & resident here six months, 
8, Gottlieb Kinder, a German in the Brittish Ser- 
vice, deserted from Long Island. 
14, Joseph Harrison, formerly a subject of Britain 
lately from Charlestown. Mercht. 
Thomas Vickers, formerly in the Brittish Service, 
lately arrived in Philada. Taylor. 
19, Jean Krop, a German discharged from the French 
Army, by trade a Joyner. 
Aug. 6, Christian Gottlieb Beme, a Saxon, a resident 3 
years in America. 
18, Maximilian Louis Alexandre De Cressy, a 
native of France & resident in Philada. one year. 
Mercht. 
24, Joseph Honaker, of Moyamensing, & a Native of 
this State. Lately come to the age of 21 years. 
Sept. 28, Vincenzo Maria Pelosi, arrived in this City about 

a year past. Mercht. 
Oct. 1, Edward Allen, Mercht., arrived about five months 
from Jamaica. 
John Phillips, hairdresser, left Philada. in 1776 & 
returned in 1783. 



( 101 ) 
1784. 
Oct. 1, Guy Bryan, arrived in tliis City from England in 

Septr. 1783. Merclit. 

William Falkener, Mercht., arrived in Pliilada, 

in March last from England. 

5, William Stiles, arrived in this City from London 

above one year. 

7, Roger Prescott, Mercht., arrived in this City from 

London in Febry. 1784. 

8, William Cavenough, Conveyancer, took the Oath 

in Virginia in 1778. 

9, John Lentz (his mark), son of Henry Lentz of 

Moyamensing, lately arrived to age. 
Jonathan Worrell, Cabinet Maker, took the Oath 

in 1777 as appears by Certificate worn out. 
Caleb Evans, son of David Evans of this City, 

lately arrived to Age. 
James Hall, a native of Moreland lately arrived 

to full age. 
Daniel Boinod, a foreigner resident of this City a 

full year. 
Alexander Gaillard, resident as above. 
David Everhard, Butcher, made Oath that he 

took the Oath of Allegiance in 1777. 

11, John Guier, son of Adam Guier of Kingsessing, 

lately come of age. 
EoBT. Smith Junr., son of Eobt. Smith, lately come 

to age. 
Benjamin Rogers, a Native lately arrived to the 

age of 21 years. Shoemaker. 

12, Peter Reinhard, Son of Martin Reinhard of 



( 102 ) 
1784. 

Passiunk, lately come to age of 21 years. Wheel- 
wright. 
Oct. 12, Peter Stanley, son of the late Vale, Stanley of 

Philada., a freeholder. 
Bartholomew Sims, a native of Chester County, 

served Apprenticeship in this City, now 21 years 

of Age. 
Peter Field, makes Oath that he took the Oath 

agreeable to Law in 1777. 
Jacob Garand, of Philada. Taylor. 
John Sadler, a native of Philada. lately come to 

age of twenty one years. 
Andrew Spence, Dentist, arrived in this City from 

London in July last. 
James Hoggen, late of the State of New York, a 

resident in this City above three years. 
Egbert Watts, of Philada. Cooper, made Oath that 

in 1777 in Bucks County he gave the test of 

Allegiance. 
Frederick Esling, son of Paul Esling of Philada., 

a native come to age of 21 years. 
William Levering, son of William of Pi-oxbury, 

lately come to the age of 21. 
Jacob Miller, lately arrived to full age. A native 

of Grermantown. 
Frederick Dover, a native of Philada. lately come 

to the asre of 21. 
James Tod, arrived in this City from Edinburgh in 

Septr. 1783. Teacher of Languages. 
Thomas Craig, took the Oath in 1777 & had a Cer- 
tificate which is lost. 



II 



( 103 ) 

1 784 
Oct. 1*2, Benjamin Engle, a native of Germantown near 21 

years of age. 
Philip Peltz, a native of Passiunk, now 21 years 

of age. 
William Lockhart, arrived from Ireland, resident 

in this City above one year. 

, . ^ natives of Passiunk & 
Jacob Cubler (his mark , I ^^ ^^^^ ^^ 21 

Philip Young (his mark), ( 

^ J years, 

Joshua Vandegrift, a native of Bucks County, 

ktely come to the age of 21. 

Joseph Keen, a native of PiiiLadelphia lately come 

to age. 
Charles Todd, took the Oath in Maryland in 1777, 

resident 3 years in this City. 
William Brown, arrived in this City from England 

near two years past. 
NiCHOLAUS Dill, formerly a Soldier in the Contl. 

Army & State of New York, a native of this 

City. 
George Beam and, of Philada., Taylor, makes Oath 

that he took the Oath in 1777. 
Francis Cumfort (his mark), a Seaman, has resided 

here two years. 
Thomas Clark, resident in this city 4 years & 

lately come to full age. 
William Miller, a native of Maryland & resident 

here above two years. 
James Williams, a native of Philada., took the 

Oath of Allegiance in Charlestown in 1778. 



( 104 ) 
1784. 
Oct. 12, Frederick Jude, a residenter in Philada. from a 

Child, lately come to the age of 21 years. 
Alexander Nimmo, resident a full year. Shoe- 
maker from Scotland. 
Thomas McCulley, makes oath that he took the 

test of N. Jersey in 1778. 
Cornelius Bradley (his mark), in servitude in 

1778, lately arrived to the age of 25 years. 
Donald McDonald, a resident of Philada. who 

neglected to take the test in due time. 
Peter Victor Dorey, a native of France, resident 

here above one year. 
Henry Detterline, a native of Bucks County 

lately come to the age of 21 years. 
Isaac Coats, a native of the Northern Liberties, 

now 23 years of age. 
John Letchworth, from England, resident here 15 

years, lately come to full age. 
William Young, son of a Freeholder of this City, 

late come to 21 years of age. 
Thomas A. Morris, from Ireland, resident above 

one year. 
Matthew Brooke, native of Philada, County, resi- 
dent in this City lately. Affirmed. 
Joseph Mercier, a Foreigner, resident in this City 

three years. Mercht. 
Nov. 22, John Conrad Mits, Wine Mercht. arrived in this 

City about 2 years past from Lubeck. 
Dec. 9, John Child, house Carpenter arrived in this City 

near two years j)ast from England. 



( 105 ) 

1784. ^ ^ 

Dec. 13, James Berwick, ]ate Lieut, in the Army of the 
United States, made Oath that in the year 1778 
before Justice Hubley of Lancr., he did take & 
subscribe allegiance as by Law directed. 

17, (Capt.) William Pinkerton, of the Ship William 

& George. 
27, Charles Paleske, lately arrived here from Dant- 
zig. Mercht. 
1785. 
April 30, William Heal y. Silver Plater, arrived from Dublin 

in November last. 
May 9, William Nathaniel Swain, lately arrived in this 
City from L'eland. 

18, Carl De Deke, lately arrived from Germany, pen- 

maker. 
June 17, Henry Kesler (his mark), a German, a resident of 
this state about six years. 
25, Richard Lake, doctor of Law, lately arrived in 
this City from the kingdom of Scotland. 
James Stevens, arrived in this City about ten 
months from England. Mercht. 
July 20, James Pride, arrived here from Scotland in August 
last. Chandler. 
25, Zachariah Louriette, Mercht., from France, 
having resided here above eighteen months. 
Aug. 9, Joseph Ash worth a native of Virginia. Farmer. 
17, Capt. Lewis Garanger, a native of France, resi- 
dent here & in the service of the States nine years. 
23, Joshua Byron, from England, Mercht., says he has 
resided here above two years. 





( 106 ) 
1785. 
Aug. 23, Thomas Seddon, from England, Merclit., says he 

lias resided here above two years. 

25, Handy Pembekton, (affirmed,) Barrister at Law, 

Lately arrived from Dublin. 
Sept. William Jackson McKenzie, lately from Ireland. 
Mercht. 
Thomas O'Neill, lately from Ireland. Mercht. 
15, William Hugh, Breeches maker, from Scotland, 
says above one year past. 

26, John Davis, Upholsterer. 

James King, from Virginia, late of New York, 

Mercht. 
29, Lloyd Whakton, a native of this City lately come 

to the age of 21 years. 
Oct. 8, Patrick Connelly, says he was a Sergeant in the 

Maryland Line, was taken prisoner & inlisted in 

the Brittish Service & deserted from them in the 

year 1781. 
William Young, Stationer, arrived in this City 

from Scotland in June 1784. 
(Annanias Cooper), swore allegiance 30th June 

1777 as appears by a broken certificate. 
Georg Kooper, proves that he took the test in 

1777 & hath lost his certificate. 
Edward Moyston, a foreigner, resident in this City 

above five years. 
George Moore, from Ireland, resident in this City 

near two years. 
PviCHARD Parker, a native of this City lately come 

to full a2:e. 



( 1^'7 ) 

1785. 
Oct. 8, John Sellers Junr., lately arrived to the age of 

21 years. 
Thomas Steel, son of David Steel, lately arrived 

to the age of 21 years. 
Thomas Hood. 
James Eoney, from Ireland, arrived here about 18 

months. 
10, Abraham Kintzing Junr., a native of Philada. 

lately come to age. 
Ephraim Ferguson, from Ireland, resident in this 

City above one year. 
Absalom Thomas, a native of Bucks County, lately 

arrived in to full ao;e. 
John Carrin, maketh oath that he took the Oath 

in Cumberland Co. before Squire Loughlin in the 

year 1777. 
Josiah "W. Gibes, came from Boston in the year 

1779. 
Peter Baynton, made Oath that he took Oath 

before me in 1777. 
Matthew Graham, made Oath that he took the 

Oath before me in 1777. 
Joseph Thomas, of Lower Dublin, lately come to 

full age. Affirmed. 
Wm. Donovan, from Ireland, resident of this City 

about two years. 
Peter Scravendyke, Tallow Chandler, from Ire- 
land, resident of this City two years. 
William Collins, Carpenter, from Ireland, resi- 
dent here near two years. 



( 108 ) 
1785. 
Oct. 10, Peter White, a native of this City, tinman, lately- 
come to full age. 
John Brunstrong from Sweden, resident here 

about 4 years. 
11, Joseph Maffett (his mark), served apprentice in 

this City, lately of full age. 
Christopher Spitter, a German, resident here 

near two years. 
John Lackrum, makes Oath that he took the test 

in 1777. 
James Ryan, from Ireland, resident in this city 

above one year. 
Alexander McDonald, from Scotland, resident 

above one year. 
Samuel Simes, from London, resident above one year. 
Martin Kubler, lately come of age. 
Eccles Buchanan, from Ireland, resident here near 

two years. 
Samuel Lowrey, of the Jersey State, lately arrived 

to full age. 
James Wade, native of Philada., lately come to full 

age. 
Thomas Randall, from London, resident here two 

years. 
Henry Town, a native of Philada., lately come to 

full acre. 

O 

John Johnson, from Ireland, resident here near 

two years. 
George White, from England, resident here near 

two years. 



( 100 ) 
1785. 
Oct. 11, Jacob Eckstein, served apprenticeship here & lately- 
come of full age. 
Joseph Lambeth, from England, resident here near 

two years. 
Robert Brearly, from England, resident here four 

years. 
William McDermott, from the Jersey State, where 

he took the Oath of Allegiance in 1777. 
John Willson (his mark), from Ireland, served 

apprentice in Chester Co. lately come to full age. 
Frederick Burkhard (his mark), a native, served 

apprentice in Philada., of age near 4 years. 
John Walravin, a native of the Delaware State. 
Jacob Taylor (his mark), a native of Philada., lately 

come to full age. 
E. Douglass, of Philada., Mercht., native of Penna., 

resident here 4 years & lately come to full age. 
John Godshall, of Philada., now 25 years of age. 
Samuel Harkness, from Ireland, resident hero 

above one year. 
Alexander Symington, from Scotland, resident 

above two years. 
William Pvichardson, from Ireland, resident here 

above one year. 
Richard Denny, a native of Philada., now 22 years 

of ao;e. 
Timothy PlYAN, from Ireland, resident here near 

27 years. 
Church Clinton, from Ireland, resident above one 

year. 



( 11" ) 

1785. 
Oct. 11, Gilbert Gaa, a native, resident in Pliilada. where 

he served apprentice, lately of full age. 
Thomas Maysey, took the test in Jersey in 1777 & 

now before me. 
Benjamin McElroy, served apprentice in this City, 

late come to full age. 
Christian Tullon (his mark), from Germany when 

young, since resident of this State & lately come 

to age. 
Godfrey Tullon (his mark), same. 
Conrad Roun, took the test in New York in 1777 

& now before me. 
Daniel Penington, proves that he took the Oath 

before Justice Denci of Bucks Co. in the beginning 

of 1778. 
Ephraim Brown, makes Oath that he took the test 

in Rhode Island & now before me. 
Maurice Dickinson. 
Duncan Montgomery, from Scotland, resident here 

above one year. 
John Hudson, from the State of Virginia, resident 

in this City about 1 year. 
William Smith, a native of Philada., lately come 

to full age. 
John Galvan. 
James Gardette, from France, a resident in this 

City above one year. 
Israel Israel, with Certificate from the Delaware 

State. 
James Roberts, took the test in Maryland in ] 780 

& now before me. 



( 111 ) 

1785. 
Oct. 11, Thomas Beehnert (his mark), from England near 
2 years. 

John Baes, a foreigner, resident in this City near 
two years. 

George Harm an, a native of Phikiia., lately come 
to full ao;e. 

Conrad Garrett (his mark), a soldier in the Penna. 
Line discharged on the peace. 

George Harman, a native of this City, now of full 
age. 

William M. Biddle, a native of Philada., lately of 
full age. 

John Lynch, a native of Virginia, resident in this 
City 2 years. 

Marks John Biddle, a native of Philada., lately 
come to full age. 

John Goodman, a Native of Philada. Co., resi- 
dent of Philada., lately come to full age. Af- 
firmed. 

John McKinsey, from Scotland, resident here one 
year. 

Jacob Lowden, a native of this City, lately of full 
age. 

Philip Defrancquen, from France, resident in this 
City above one year. 

Abraham Boyer, a native of Philada. County, resi- 
dent of this City & lately of full age. 

Joseph Davis, a native of Philada., son of a free- 
holder & of full age. 

James Mackay (his mark), a native of Philada., 
lately come to full age. 



( 112 ) 
1785. 
Dec. 8, John Richaeds June,., Mercht., last from France, 
resident in this City above three years. 
27, William P. Haeeison, arrived in this City October 
1784. Printer. 
Caesten Winckel, lately arrived in this City from 
Amsterdam. Ship Carpenter. 

1786. 
Jan. 7, Petee Ligaux, a native of France, lately from the 

West Indies. 
Feb. 3, John Sainton, arrived in this City from Corsica 
about three years past. 
Fean^ois Seeee, arrived in this City from France 

above two years. 
Vincent Ducomb, arrived in this City from France 

above two years past. 
Heney Steenbak, a German, arrived in this City 
near two years past. 
March 17, Robeet Buntin, a native of Ireland, resident in 

this City about 8 years. 
April 3, Jacque Salliee, from France, resident here above 
two years. Taylor. 
12, John Ceawfoed, from Ireland, resident here above 
three, years. 
May 8, David Claek, from Scotland, resident near one 
year. Coachmaker. 
Pobeet Nicol, from Scotland, Coach Maker, 

resident here near two years. 
Thomas Lang, from Scotland, resident here near 

two years. 
John Fineton, from Scotland, Carpenter, resident 
here above one year. 



( 11-^ ) 

178G. 
May 8, John Dun, from Scotland, Carpenter, resident here 
near one year. 
John Anderson, from Scotland, resident in tliis 

State one year. 
John ISTicolson, from Scotland, storekeeper, resi- 
dent in this City near two years. 
EoBEET Johnston, from Scotland, Baker, resident 

of this State near two years. 
EoBERT Oswald, from Scotland, House Carpenter, 

resident here above one year. 
James Cowan, from Scotland, Llacksmith, resident 

here above six months. 
Andrew Duffus, from Scotland, Shoemaker, resi- 
dent in this City Eighteen months. 
Benjamin James, late of London, Mercht., resident 
in this City above two years. 
June 6, Andrew Werrebrouek, late of Flanders, Mercht., 
resident here near one year. 
7, Peter L. Cailleau, late of Flanders, Mercht., 
lately arrived in this City. 
July 11, PvOBERT E. Pine, late of London, Painter, resident 
here about 2 years. 
12, Jean Baptiste Lemaire, Mercht., from French 
Flanders, resident here above one year. 
Adrien Joseph Lubrer, from French Flanders, 
Mercht., lately arrived in this City. 
Aug. 29, Nicola Mansai, hatmaker, arrived here from France 

one year past. 
Sept. 2, Thomas Byan, breeches maker, from Ireland, arrived 
in this City al)Out two years. 
p 



( 114 ) 
1786. 
Sept. 23, James Rees, of Pliilada., lately arrived to full 

age. 
26, Benjamin H. Smith, of the Township of Blockley, 

lately arrived to full age. Affirmed. 
30, Thomas Hukley, arrived in this City from Ireland 

above two years past. 
Oct. 3, Geoege Rudolph, of Philada., Rope Maker, lately 

arrived to full age. 
Joseph Hodgson, a native of the Delaware State, 

hatter, now near 20 years of age. 
Joseph Keesson, of this City, Rope Maker, a free- 
holder, lately come to age. 
James Stewaet, arrived in this City from Ireland 

about two years, by trade a blacksmith. 
John Snydee, maketh Oath that in the year 1777 

he took the Oath as by law directed before me. 
Cheistopher Foed, Wheelwright, a Native of the 

City, lately come to Age. 
Robert Paisley, swears that at Bristol in Bucks 

County, he gave test of his allegiance in 1777. 
David McCall (his mark), blacksmith, arrived in 

this City from Ireland about two years. 
9, Leonard Altemus, Taylor, a native of Philada., 

lately come to full age. 
James Anderson, of Philada. Mariner, proves that 

he took the Oath in 1777 & had a certificate. 
Joseph Mussi, from Italy, arrived in this City two 

years past. 
John Summers, Shoemaker, arrived in this City 

from Scotland two years past. 



( 115 ) 
1786. 
Oct. 10, Benjamin Harbeson Junr., Mercht., lately come 

to age. 
Peter Thomas, Trader, arrived in this City from 

France above one year past. 
Frederick Hyneman, by his Certificate shows that 

he took the test 30 June 1777. 
Robert K. Moore, of Philada., Mercht., lately 

arrived to full age. 
William Forgey, Taylor, arrived in this City from 

Ireland three years past. 
Thomas Albertson, of Philada., Skindresser, lately 

come to full age. 
Thomas Sisson, Conveyancer, arrived in this City 

from England above two years. 
Lewis Evans of this City, silversmith, lately of full 

age. 
Christopher Smith, proves he took the test m 

1777. 
Jonathan Smith Junr., of Philada., Gent., lately 

arrived to full age. 
George Smith, Currier, arrived in America from 

Scotland above one year. 
Philip Dunn, native of Philada., lately come to full 

age. 
Jacob Wonderly, of Philada., Butcher, lately come 

to full age. 
William Owens, house carpenter, arrived in this 

City from Ireland above two years. 
Jabez Emory, came to this City from Maryland 

when he took the test, resident here above 2 years. 



( 116 ) 

1786. 
Oct. 10; Alexander Geant, House Carpenter, arrived here 

from Scotland above two years. 
Egbert Blackie, blacksmith, come to this City- 
above two years past. 
William Sothern, of this City, Mariner, resident 

here above one year. 
Egbert Lumsden, of Philada., Taverner, proves 

that he took the test in 1777. 
Elias Bgys Junr., of Southwark, a native lately of 

full age. 
Manuel Antony, native of Spain, Mariner, resident 

here five years. 
Thgmas Wynn, of the Township of Blockley, lately __ 

come to Age. 
Jghn Cargthers, taylor, arrived in this City about 

three years past. 
Ciias. McKiernan, Mercht., arrived in this City 

from Ireland full twelve months. 
Patrick Glyn, Taylor, arrived in this City above 

two years past. 
Oliver Pgllock, of this City, Gent., arrived here 

from Havara near 2 years. 
David Newel (his mark), of Northern Liberties, 

lately come to full age. 
Joseph Jgrdon, of the Northern Liberties, Plasterer, 

a Native lately come to full age. 
James Hoofman (his mark), of the Northern Liber- 
ties, Turner, lately come to full age. 
Michael Haines, of the Northern Liberties, lately 

come to full ase. 



( 117 ) 
1786. 
Oct. 10, John Mingle, of the Northern Liberties, Black- 
smith, lately come to full age. 
John Kinsel, of the Northern Liberties, Black- 
smith, native, lately of full age. 
Cadwalader Griffith, Shoemaker, lately come to 

full age. 
Laurence Lotie, barber, arrived in this City from 

France about 5 years past. 
Charles De Grofey, Mercht., arrived here from 

France above three years past. 
Peter Andrews, Cordwainer, a native of this City, 

lately come to full age. 
William Bandonine, a native of New York, 

resident of this City two years, lately of full 

age. 
John Fitzsimons, came to this City from Ireland 

about two years past. 
William Ferguson, arrived here where he has 

resided near three years. 
Nicholas Hess, Blacksmith, a Native of this State, 

lately of full age. 
John Hess, Blacksmith, a native of this State, lately 

of full age. 
Elsha Hague, a Native of Philada., lately come to 

full a2;e. 
12, Julius Maner, late a Hessian Soldier who hath 

served three years in the Army. 

1787. 
Jan. 31, James Yard, a Native of this State, lately of full 

ao-e. 



( 118 ) 
1787. 
March 3, Thomas Craig, arrived in this City from Ireland in 

the year 1783, by trade a House Carpenter. 
May 7, William Cunningham, Stone Cutter, came to the 

City from London in the year 1783. 
Sept. 6, Angus Taylor, Shoemaker, arrived in this City 

from Scotland above two years, 

1788. 
Sept. 19, Georgj] Greer, arrived in this City from Ireland 

in the year 1784. 
23, John Briggs, Glover, lately from London. 
27, Thomas Coats, Clock & Watch Maker, arrived in 

this City from Scotland in 1788. 
Oct. 11, William Anderson, of this City, hair dresser, who 

took the Oath of Allegiance in 1777. 

13, Frederick Conyngham, arrived in this City in 

Septr. 1787. Mercht. 

14, John Simter, formerly a Dragoon in the Service of 

the United States. 
John Ebalt, late a Soldier in the American Army. 



INDEX TO HISTORY. 



Adams, John, hi? resolution in favor of creating independent State Govern- 
ments . . . . . . . . . xiii 

Afflick, Thomas, arrested ....... xxi 

Allegiance — Oaths and declarations of — For the support of British Govern- 
ment denounced by Congress — Grand Jurors' oath incompatible with 
opposition to the King ....... xiii 

Religious test adopted ....... xiv 

Justices of Peace oaths of renunciation and allegiance — Religious test 

for members of the State A.ssembly — Objections to it . . xv 

Testimony of Quakers against the test, December, 1776 . . . xvi 

State Navy Board refuses to take oath of allegiance to State — Offer to 

take oath in favor of United States ..... xvi 

Test and oath of allegiance of 1777 ..... xvii 

Preamble to the act — Form of the oath ..... xviii 

Penalties against persons who will not take the oath . . . xix 

Whigs flock in to take the oath ...... xx 

Time for taking oath extended ..... xxiii 

Persons in certain professions prohibited from following them without 

taking the oath — Penalty for not taking the oath . . . xxiv 

Protests of Quakers against the oath ..... xxv 

Further extension of time to take the oath — Pardon of persons pertina- 
ciously refusing to take the oath, 1778 ..... xxvi 

Opposition of Quakers to the test, 1779 .... xxvii 

Proposition to abolish test laws, 1784, lost — Resolution to allow young 
men who arrived at 18 years since the passage of the law to take the 
oath — Referred to a committee ...... xxxiii 

Non-jurors petition for rights of citizen.ship, referred — Proposition to 
exclude from citizenship all who aided the Kin" of Great Britain in 
the late war, carried — Proposition to bring in a bill to entitle any one 
to take the oath of allegiance, carried — attempt to pass the bill — break- 
ing up of the Assembly — nineteen members secede . . xxxiv 
Protest of the .seceders — George Gray's (Speaker) address against seced- 

ers — reasons why test laws should be repealed . . . xxxv 

Petitions by Non-jurors, 1785 — General Anthony Wayne favors them, . xxxvi 
(^ommittee appointed — Bitter report against the Non-jurors . . xxxvii 

Arguments in favor of the oath — The report adopted^New petition of 

Non-jurors, 1785 ....... xxxviii 

Executive Council recommends abolition of the test laws — passage of Act 

of 1786 limited in terms . . . . . . xxxix 

Dissatisfaction of the Non-jurors — Remonstrances in 1787 — Report of 
committee in favor of unconditional repeal — passage of an amended 
act — Quakers dissatisfied with it — Proceedings against two Grand 
Jurors ........ X 1 

Q 



122 



INDEX TO HISTORY. 



PAflB 

Allegiance — Report in favor of repeal, 1788 ..... xli 

Final repeal of the test laws — Religious test in Constitution of ITTfi re- 
pealed by Constitution of 1790 ...... xlii 

See also "Quakers," "Tories," " Associators." 

Allen, Andrew, attainted ....... xxiii 

Allen, Jno., attainted ....... xxiii 

Asheton, Thos., arrested ....... xxi 

Ashmead, Samuel, candidate for Assembly, favorable to Nonjurors, 1781, 

defeated ......... xxxvi 

Assembly of Pennsylvania under the crown — Distrusted at the commence- 
ment of the Revolution — Authorizes raising troops . . . vii 
Measures taken to supersede it ..... xiii 

Its dying protest ........ xiv, xv 

Assembly of the State under the new Constitution ... xv 

Meets at Lancaster ....... xxii 

Interrogatories to a committee of Quakers .... xxiv 

Queries to Quakers petitioning against test laws in 1779 . . xxvii 

Unsatisfactor}' reply ....... xxviii 

Broken up in 1784 upon attempt to pass laws for relief of Non-jurors . xxxiv 
See "Allegiance," "Quakers." 

Associator.s — Volunteer militia ...... viii, ix 

Dissatisfied with Assembly in 1776 — Protest against allowing A.ssembly 
to choose their Generals — Circulars issued calling Convention at Lan- 
caster ........ xii 

Brigadier-Generals elected ....... xiii 

In favor of suppressing old Provincial Assembly — Conference at Carpen- 
ter's Hall — Provincial Convention to form Constitution recommended — 

Religious test adopted ....... xiv 

Not reliable troops — Desertions when at Amboy — City Troop at Prince- 
ton, N. J. — Superseded by militia under a general law . . xvii 
Attainder Act of 1778 ....... xxii 

Berguni, John, his recantation ....... viii 

Biddle, John, attainted ....... xxiii 

Bond, Phineas, arrested ....... xxi 

Brown, Elijah, arrested ....... xxi 

Byberry — Scarcity of persons who had taken the oath, 1785 . . xxxviii 

Coats, William, elected to Assembly on anti-Non-juror ticket, 1784 . xxxvi 
College and Academy at Philadelphia — Charter taken away . . . xxii 
Committees — City and County — Manage local affairs at beginning of Revo- 
lution ......... vii, viii 

Committee of In.spection, Philadelphia, attack the authority of the King's 

Judges ......... xiii 

Coombe, Rev. Thomas, arrested ...... xxi 

Permitted to go to St. Eustatia ...... xxii 

Confiscation of traitors' estates authorized ..... xxiii 

Congress recommends formation of State Governments . . . xiii 

Convention to frame Constitution — Proceedings of, 1776 . . . xiv 

Council of Safety appointed . . . . . xiv 

Crathorne, Joseph, a Tory, ordered to leave Pennsylvania xxxii 

Drinker, Henry, arrested ....... xxi 

Duche, Rev. Jacob, Jr., attainted ...... xxiii 



INDEX TO HISTORY. 123 

PAOE 

Eddy, Charles, arrested ....... xxi 

Emlen, Caleb, arrested — Took the oath < . . . , xxi 

Emlen, Samtiel, Jr., arrested ....... xxi 

Ewing, James, elected Brigadier-General ..... xiii 

Faro, Lancelot, a Tory, ordered to leave Pennsylvania . . . xxxii 

Faro, Thomas, a Tory, ordered to leave Pennsylvania . . . xxxii 

Fenner, Lawrence, a Tory, ordered to leave Pennsylvania . . xxxii 

Fisher, Jabez Maud, compelled to state who wrote a certain letter , . viii 

Fisher, Joshua, arrested . . . . . . . xxi 

Fisher, Miers, arrested ........ xxi 

Fisher, Thomas, arrested ....... xxi 

Fitzsimons, Thomas, candidate for Assembly, favorable to Non-jurors 1781, 

defeated ........ xxxvi 

Fouts, Christian, attainted ....... xxiii 

Fox, Joseph, arrested ....... xxi 

Francis, Tench, attorney for the Penn family, applies for restoration of their 

rights ....... . XXXV 

Franklin, Benjamin, President Convention to form State Constitution . xiv 
President Supreme Executive Council — Recommended abolition of the 

test laws, 1785 ........ xxxix 

Fleeson, Plunket, Commissioner to receive oaths of allegiance . . xxvi 
Friends, see " Quakers." 

Galloway, Joseph, attainted ...... xxiii 

Garrigues, Jacob, Assistant Secretary Convention to form State Constitution xiv 

Gibbons, Abraham, one of a Conrmittee of Quakers . . . xxiv 

Gilpin, Thomas, arrested ....... xxi 

Dies in exile in Virginia ...... xxvi 

Gratz, Bernard, of Jewish Congregation, protests against religious test . xxxii 

Gray, George, Speaker of the Assembly, 1784 — Censures the seceders . xxxv 

Halliday, Robert, of Duck Creek, writes an obnoxious letter . . viii 

Hart, Joseph, Vice President State Conference .... xiv 

Hicks, Gilbert, attainted ....... xxiii 

Howell, Isaac, Commissioner to receive oaths of allegiance . . xxvi 

Hunt, John, arrested ........ xxi 

Dies in exile in Virginia ...... xxvi 

Husband, Joseph, one of a Committee of Quakers .... xxiv 

Imlay, William, arrested ....... xxi 

Released on 2:)arole ....... xxii 

.Tackson, James, one of a Committee of Quakers .... xxiv 

Jackson, Samuel, ordered to be arrested — Not found .... xxi 

Jackson, William Jr., one of a Committee of Quakers . . . xxiv 

James, Abel, arrested ........ xxi 

James, John, ordered to be arrested — Not found .... xxi 

Jervis, Charles, arrested ....... xxi 

Jews — Protest against religious test in acknowledging the New Testament, 

1783 xxxii 

Jones, Norris, Quaker Grand .Juryman, fined .... xli 

Jones, Owen, Jr., arrested ....... xxi 



124 



INDEX TO HISTORY. 



Juncken, Ilerr, his recantation ...... 

Justices of Peace appointed ...... 

Keen, Reynold, attainted ....... 

Knox, David, Commissioner to receive oaths of allegiance 
Kulin, Dr. Adam, arrested — Produced proof that he had taken the oath- 
discharged ....... 



xxiu 

xxvi 



XXI 

xxi 

viii 

xxiv 

viii 



. xl, xli 


viii 


ix 


xxiv 


XXX 


xvii 


xxxii 


xiii 


xxvi 


xiv 


xxxix 


xiv 


xxi 


xxxii 



Ljnnot, William, arrested ....... 

Lsnnox, David, arrested ....... 

Livy, Mordecai, his recantation ...... 

Lindley, Jacob, one of a Committee of Quakers .... 

Loosely, Thoma.s, is "exalted" ...... 

McKean, Thomas, President State Conference .... 

Chief Justice, fines two Quakers who had not taken the affirmation of 
allegiance ...... 

Marshall, Christopher, extract from his diary 

Matlack, Timothy, Secretary of Committee of Inspection 

Mifflin, Warner, one of a Committee of Quakers . 

Miles, Col. Samuel, Chairman of a meetin? against Tories, 1783 

Militia law of 1777 . . . ". . . 

Mitchell, James, a Tory, ordered to leave Pennsylvania 

Moderates agree with the views of the Tories 

Moor, John, Commissioner to receive oaths of allegiance 

Morris, John, Secretary Convention lo form State Constitution 

Morris, Robert, his amendment to Act modifying test laws in 1786 

Morris, Samuel Cadwalader, Secretary State Conference . 

Murdock, Samuel, arrested ..... 

Myers, Asher, of Jewish Congregation, protests against religious test 

Nathan, Simon, ^ esident Jewish Synagogue, protests against religious test . xxxii 

Oath — See "Allegiance." 

Ord, George, Commissioner to receive oaths of allegiance . . . xxvi 

Ozeas, Peter, begs pardon for increasing price of cotf'ee . . . ix 

Pemberton, Israel, arrested . . . . . . . ' xxi 

Pemlierton, James, arrested . . . . . . xxi 

Pemberton, John, arrested ....... xxi 

Penn, John, Senr., applies for restoration of his rights . . . xxxv 

Penn, John, Jr., applies for restoration of his rights .... xxxv 

Penn, Richard, applies for restoration of his rights . . . xxxv 

Pennington, Edward, arrested ....... xxi 

Pettit, Charles, elected to Assembly on anti-Non-juror ticket, 1781 . xxxvi 

Pike, Thomas, arrested ........ xxi 

Pleasants, Samuel, arrested ...... xxi 

Potter, John, attainted ........ xxiii 

Putnam, Gen. Israel, his testimony as to iuelHciency of Associators . xvii 

Quakers, opposed to war and favor the Royal cause .... v 

Lose tneir power in Pennsylvania ..... vi 



INDEX TO HISTORY. 125 



Quakers — Testimony in fa vol- cif the King's Government, 1770 — Satire 

upon American liberty in 1776 ...... x 

Testimony against tests and in favor of tlie King's Government, Decem- 
ber, 1776 ........ xvi 

Complaints of seizures of their goods for military purposes — Their win- 
dows broken because they will not recognize public fast days — Abused 
because they would not illuminate their houses on the 4th of July — 

Quakers and Tories arrested by order of Congress . . x.\ 

Sent to Winchester, Va. ....... xxi 

A committee ask leave to lay their sufferings before Assembly . xxiv 
Queries as to their loyalty — Evasive reply — Protest by, against oath of 

allegiance ........ xxv 

Petition for return of exiles in Virginia .... xxv 

Release and return of the persons who were banished . . . xxvi 
Testimony of 1779 against the test laws — Memorial to the Assembly — 

Queries put by As.sembly to the Quakers regarding their loyalty . xxvii 

Evasive reply ........ xxviii 

Dissatisfied with Act of 1786 — Two Quaker Grand Jurymen fined xl, xli 

Quee, Seth, Commissioner to receive oaths of allegiance . . . xxvi 

Rankin, James, attainted ....... xxiii 

Rawlings, Captain Thomas, a Tory, ordered to leave Pennsylvania . . xxxii 

Richards, John, Commissioner to receive oaths of allegiance . . xxvi 

Roberdeau, Daniel, elected Brigadier-General ..... xiii 

Roberts, George, arrested ....... xxi 

Roberts, Hugh, arrested ....... xxi 

Ross, George, 'Vice President Convention to form State Constitution . xiv 

Salomon, Haym, of Jewish Congregation, protests against religious test . xxxii 

Seixas, Ger, Rabbi of Jewish Synagogue, protests against religious test . xxxii 

Shee, Lieut. Col. John, Chairman of a Meeting against Tories, 1783 . . xxx 

Secretary of another meeting ...... xxxi 

Shoemaker, Samuel, arrested ...... xxi 

Attainted ........ xxiii 

Sitgreaves, "William, begs pardon for exceeding regulation price of cofTee . ix 

Smith, Jonathan B., Secretary State Conference .... xix 

Commissioner to receive oaths of allegiance .... xxvi 

Smith, Rev. William, arrested ...... xxi 

Smith, William, (broker,) arrested ...... xxi 

Smith, William Drewett, arrested ...... xxi 

Stedman, Alexander, arrested ....... xxi 

Stedman, Charles, Jr., arrested ...... xxi 

Test. Religious, adopted by Conference of Associators . . . xiv 

Tories — A powerful minority in Pennsylvania .... vi 

Kept down by committees . . . . . . vii 

Recantations by ...... vii, viii, ix, x 

Favor the continuance of the Assembly of 1775-6, as State Government xiii 
Insolence of — Test and oath of allegiance demanded in consequence xvii 
Several Tories arrested by order of Congress — Sent to Winchester, Vir- 
ginia ......... XX, xxi 

Certain privileges guaranteed by Provisional Treaty with Great Britain — 
Resolves of the Philadelphia militia against them — Meetings concern- 
ing the same ........ xxx 



126 



INDEX TO HISTORY. 



PAliE 

Tories — Resolution tliat certain Tories shall withdraw from Philadelphia in 

ten days . . . . . . . . xx.xi 

Tories — See "Quakers," '■ xVllegiance," " Associators," " Assembly. " 

Vernon, Nathaniel, attainted ....... xxiii 

Warder, Jeremiah, arrested ...... xxi 

Wayne, Gen. Anthony, favors the ]ietitii)ns of Non-jurors for repeal of test 

laws, 1785 ... ..... xxxvi 

The result ......... xxxvii 

Wickersham, Amos, his recantation ..... vii 

Wharton, Thomas, Senr., arrested ...... xxi 

Young, James, Commissioner to take oaths of allegiance . . . xxvi 

Young, Thomas, a Tory, ordered to leave Pennsylvania . . . xxxii 



INDEX OF NAMES. 



Note— r/(t 



names in italics arc those ivho did not subscribe to the Oath, but uho 
are mentioned incidentally. 









PAUE 




rA(!E 


Ackley, Dauiel .... 71 


Arrnet, John 


48 


Adams, Christopher . 






59 


Armitage, John 


42 


Adams, John 






28 


Armitage, Shewbart . 


53 


Adams, Jonathan 






2i 


Armstrong, Christopher 


81 


Adams, Thomas 






28 


Armstrong, James 


16 


Adcock, {Justice) 






30 


Armstrong, Jolm . 


13 


Ahl, Johan Peter . 






64 


Armstrong, William . 


52 


Airhott, Johan Micliael 






77 


Arndt, Jacob 


2 


Aitken, Andrew . 






26 


Arnold, [Gen) 


79 


Akely, Abraham 






12 


Ash, Caleb 


36 


Albers, Andrew 






95 


Ash, Jacob 


38 


Albert, George Adam 






81 


Ashton, William . 


54 


Albert, Heinrich . 






85 


Ashworth, Joseph 


105 


Albertson, Thomas . 






115 


Assmus, John 


88 


Alborn, Imanuel Jacob 






48 


Atchison, William 


72 


Albrecht, William 






4 


Atkinson, John 


85 


Albriglit, Jacob 






6 


Attkinson, George 


3 


Alenby, James . 






67 


Avered, Seth 


26 


Alexander, Alexander 






58 






Alexander, William . 






58 


Backius, Godfrey . 


12 


Allen, Edward 






100 


Baes, John 


111 


Allen, John 






22 


Baker, Christopher 


. 4, 36 


Allen, John 






40 


Baker, Jacob 


19, 41 


Allenspacher. Joseph 






99 


Baker, Johannes Hilarius 


42 


Alston, Joseph 






91 


Baker, John 


26 


Altemus, Leonard 






114 


Baker, Samuel 


5 


Ames, James 






98 


Baker, Samuel 


20 


Amos, Jacob 






4 


Baker, William 


14 


Amos, Jacob 






5 


Ballam, Matthew 


. 24, 89 


Amos, John 






4 


Bandonino, William 


117 


Anderson, George . 






84 


Bankson, Jacob 


14 


Anderson, James 






95 


Bankson, William 


30 


Anderson, James . 






114 


Barber, William 


67 


Anderson, John 






14 


Barclay, Alexander 


14 


Ander.son, John 






113 


Barclay, John . 


11 


Anderson, Joseph 






31 


Bardeek, Georg 


59 


Anderson, William 






118 


Bare, Jacob, 


18 


Andrews, John . 






4 


Bare, John, . 


16 


Andrews, Peter 






. 117 


Bare, John, 


18 


Anton, Gottlieb 






S3 


Barge, Jacob 


58 


Antony, Manuel 






. 116 


Barnes, Cornelius 


41 


Appel, Daniel . 






21 


Barnhill, Daniel 


63 


Apt, George . 






12 


Barnhill, John. Junr. 


56 



128 



INDEX OF NAMES. 











PAOE 




Barns, Arthur .... 78 


Bishop, Johann 


Barns, Cornelius 






73 


Bitters, Charles 


Barns, Daniel 








66 


Black, John . 


Barns, Maurice . 








88 


Blackie, Robt. . 


Barns, William 








37 


Blain, John . 


Barr, Jacob 








42 


Blaine, Ephraim 


Barriere, Peter 








99 


Blake, William 


Bass, Robert 








17, 36 


Blatter man, Henry . 


Bastian, Wilhelm 








43 


Blatzer, Charles . 


Bates, George . 








36 


Bleakly, Archibald . 


Batley, Thomas 








91 


Bleijer, Peter 


Baumgart, Jacob 






96 


Bloss, Friederich 


Baynton, Peter 






58, 107 


Blunt, Stephen 


Beackley, Christiar 


. 




8 


Blutzer, Carl 


Beaks, John . 






12 


boatman, Philip 


Beale, William . 








43 


Bogen, (Doctr.) . 


Bealer, David 








56 


Boinod, Daniel 


Bealert, Jacob . 








37 


Boland, Daniel . 


Becher, Jacob 








4 


Bolter, Joseph 


Bechtel, Georg . 








10 


Bond, George 


Beck, John . 








17 


Booker, Thomas 


Beck, Thomas . 








12, 69 


^,Boos, Charles Daniel 


Beck, Thomas 






36 


Bornnian, Valentine 


Beckley, Daniel . 




69 


Bost, Jacob 


Beckman, Johan Conrad 




64 


Boulter, Benjamin 


Bedford, Gunning 




8,38 


Boulter, Joseph 


Bedford, Joseph 




19 


Bourne, Thomas . 


Bedford, Peter . 




19 


Boutman, Philip 


Beech, Edmond, Junr. . 




46 


Bowen, James 


Beekman, Gerard William 




42 


Bower, Charles . 


Bell, George . 






8 


Bower, Francis 


Bell, James 






69 


Bower, Jacob 


Bell, John . 






5 


Boyer, Abraham . 


Bell, Robert . 






20, 42 


Boyl, James 


Bell, Thomas . 






27, 96 


Boyle, James 


Bell, William . 






23 


Boyle, Peter 


Berne, Christian Gottlieb 






100 


Boys, Elias, Junr. . 


Bender, Daniel . 






78 


Bradford, William 


Bender, George 






98 


Bradley, Cornelius 


Benezet, Daniel 






16 


■Brady, Samuel . 


Benner, Martin 






3 


Brand, Andrew 


Bensted, Ale.xander . 






28 


Brearly, Robert 


Bentley, Felix 






46 


Brehnert, Thomas . 


Bentley, John . 






96 


Brethower, Coo; or . 


Berry, William 






85 


Brian, George 


Berwick, James 






105 


Brice, John 


Beyer, Carl . 






92 


Briggs, John . 


Biddle, Marks John . 






111 


Brittin, John 


Biddle, William M. 






111 


Brodie, Alexander 


Bidgood, Joseph 






93 


Brooke, Matthew 


Bigony, John 






6 


Brookes, John 


Bigony, Jo.seph . 




6 


Brown, Ephraim 


Baron v. Bilow, Ca 


rl Ludewi 


J 




66 


Brown, Johann Conrad 



INDEX OF NAMES. 



129 



Brown, Jcilin 

Brown, John 

Brown, Samuel Montgomery 

Brown, William 

Brown, William 

Brown, William Montgomery 

Bruce, Peter 

Bruner, Georg 

Brunot, Felix . 

Brunstrong, John . 

Brunton, James 

Bruyn, Jan Christian 

Bryan, George . 

Bryan, Guy .... 

Bryan, John 

Bryarly, John 

Bryce, John 

Buchanan, Eccle.s . 

Buchholtz, Valentin . 

Budden, W^illiam . 

Bulkely, Joseph 

Buntin, Robert 

Bwrgoyne, Gen. 

Burkhard, Frederick 

Burklae, Jacob . 

Burly, Christopher 

Burn, Joshua 

Burnes, John 

Burnhouse, George 

Burrage, John 

Bush, Christian 

Byron, Joshua 

Cailleau, Peter L 
Cain,. Michael 
Calb, Jacob 
Calbanan, John 
Caldwell, James 
Campbell, John 
Campbell, John 
Campbell, Kenneth 
Caner, Michael . 
Cannan, Thomas . 
Carey, Matthew 
Carlin, Jonathan . 
Carlisle, Henry . 

Carlton, 

Cams, John, Junr. 
Carothers, John 
Carr, Benjamin . 
Carr, James . 
Carradine, Thomas 
Carrick, Jacob 

R 



PAGE 








PAIIR 


37 


Carrin, John .... 107 


76 


Carroll, James 


97 


71 


Carstairs, Thomas 




99 


57 


Carter, Thomas 




9 


103 


Cartwright, Edward . 




14 


74 


Caruthers, James . 




12 


77 


Casey, Samuel . 




88 


79 


Casper, Martin 




86 


99 


Cassellman, Wilhelm 




86 


108 


Caster, Jacob, 




7 


90 


Causteu, Isaac . 




13 


100 


Cavanaugh, Edward 




41 


9 


Cavenough, William . 




101 


101 


Cecil, Chai'les 




38 


19 


Chain, William . 




7 


26 


Chandler, George . 




. 3, 37 


27 


Channell, Samuel 




56 


108 


Channell, Thomas . 




63 


82 


Chapman, Benjamin, Junr 




53 


13 


Chevilier, Christian 




11 


64 


Child, John 




104 


112 


Christ, Martin 






. 65, 76 


90 


Christian, Frederick 






70 


109 


Christy, James 






5 


41 


Chrystie, James 






27 


63 


Chrystler, Jacob . 






10 


02 


Clackner, George 






20 


36 


Clampffer, Adam . 






36 


85 


Clarck, Gustav . 






86 


93 


Clark, Christopher 






69 


75 


Clark, David 






112 


105 


Clark, Michael 
Clark, Thomas . 






47 

103 


113 


Clark, William 






42 


69 


Clark, William 






55 


72 


Clauzer, Philip 






9 


51 


Clay, Jonathan . 






14 


16 


Claypoole, George 






18, 27, 3S 


52 


Claypoole, James 






4,22 


100 


Clazer, John 






51 


91 


Cleigner, Casper 






51 


51 


Clinton, Church 






. 109 


5 


Coates, John 






48 


30 


Coats, Isaac . 






104 


89 


Coats, Thomas . 






118 


97 


Cochran, William . 






4 


90 


Codd, William . 






71 


18 


Coffin, Elijah 






33 


116 


Coffman, John . 






37 


71 


Coffman, John 






91 


18 


Colewater, Philip 






30 


20 


Colfiesh, Heinrich . 






17 


36 


Colflesh. Mathias 






17 



130 



INDEX OF NAMES. 



Collins, James .... 


72 


Croghan, George . 




Collins, John 


11 


Croker, Ambrose 




Collins, William 


107 


Crook, John . 




Collom, William . 


16 


Crook, John 




Colson, Francis .... 


66 


Crook, Joseph 




Colvin, Hugh 


9 


Crotty, David . 




Comegys, Cornelius . 


58 


Crowden, John 




Connell, George 


41 


Orugh, John 




Connell, William 


86 


Cubler, Jacob 




Connelly. Patrick 


106 


Cullman, Adam 




Conner, John .... 


5 


Culnan, John 




Conner, Paul 


8 


Cumfort, Francis 




Connor, John .... 


65 


Cummings, John . 




Connor, Michael . 


25 


Cunningham, William 




Conrad, Jacob, Junr. 


3 


Curry, Robert 




Conrad, Philip 


38 






Conrod, Jacob .... 


6 


Dallas, A. J. . 




Conrod, Jacob 


36 


Dallas, Stewart George 




Conyngham, Frederick . . 


118 


Daller, Michael . 




Cook, George 


14 


Dame, Christian 




Cook, John .... 


22 


Damm, Andrew 




Cooper, Annanius . 


106 


Daniel, John . 




Cope, Mathias .... 


48 


Daniel, John 




Copple, John .... 


11 


Darrach, John 




Corbright, John 


10 


Darragh, Charles 




Cornman, John 


38 


Davan, John . 




Cornish, Robert 


15 


David, John 




Cor.se, John .... 


19 


David.son, James . 




Cottinan, John .... 


42 


Davidson, Robert 




Cottringer, James . 


21 


David.son, William 




Coulthurst, Matthew . 


91 


Davies, David . 




Course, Isaac 


11 


Davies, William 




Coulty, Samuel . . 


54 


Davis, Isaac 




Cove, John .... 


88 


Davis, James 




Cowan, James .... 


113 


Davis, James 




Cowell, John .... 


25 


Davis, John . 




Cowie, Andrew .... 


94 


Davis, John 




*Cox, Jacob .... 


29 


Davis, Jonathan 




•<lox, Thomas .... 


89 


Davis, Joseph . 




Craig, Daniel 


61 


Davis, Peter . 




Craig, Thomas 


46, 102 


Davis, (Justice) . 




Craig, Thomas 


118 


Daw, John 




Crain, Robt 


20 


Day, Andrew . 




Crass, Peter .... 


38 


Deak, Thomas 




Crawford, Charles 


96 


Deal, John 




Crawford, John 


112 


Deamand, George . 




Crawford, Joseph 


30 


Dean, Conrod . 




Crawford, Samuel . 


10 


Decostcr, Charles . 




Cress, Henry .... 


47 


De Cressv, Maximilian L 


A.' . 


Cress, Johannes 


98 


De Deke' Carl 




Crimshew, John David 


70 


Deering. Nicholas 




Crispin, Peter 


3 


Defrancquen, Philip 




Crispin, Samuel . 


54 


Degenhuvt, Johann Georg 


• 



INDEX OF NAMES. 



131 









PAOE 






D:- (Jrorey. Chfirles .117 


Ducomb, Vincent 


De Haven, Peter 




53 


Dudengoss, Ludwig 


Deimlin.^, Frederick 




88 


Due, William 




De la Croix, Joseph . 




99 


Duffus, Andrew 




Dclaiiey, George . 




17 


Duffy, James 




Delane_v, James 




9(3 


Duffy, Patrick 




Delaplaine, James . 




19 


Duguid, John, Junr. . 




Dellap, Williams 




19 


Dumfield, John 




Delonguay, Francis Moussu 




91 


Dun, John 




Demd, Henvy 




85 


Dunbar, James 




Dempsey, Barnaby 




4 


Dunhower, Cteorge . 




Benci, (Justice) . 






110 


Dunlap, James 




Denny, David 






92 


Dunn, Isaac B. . 




Denny, Richard 






109 


Dunn, Philip . 




Derry, George 






89 


Dunton, William 




Desantee, Lewis 






71 


Durie, John . 




Deshong, Friederich 






39 


Durling, Joseph . . 




Detterline, Henry 






104 


Du Simitiere, P. E. 




Dewees, William . 






68 


Duy, Frederick 


Dewers, Henry. 






76 




Dewetter, Conrad . 






37 


Ebalt, John 


Dexter, James. . 






43 


Ebert, Johannes 




Dey, Cornelius 






74 


Eckhart, William . 




Diamond, John . 






16, 39 


Eckelman, Conrad 




Dickens, Edward . 






12 


Eckstein, Jacob 




Dickinson, Cadr. 






59 


Eddleston, Lawrence 




Dickinson, Maurice 






110 


Eddy, George 




Dickson, Thomas 


52 


Edeiing, Johann Valtin 




Dieffenbach, Christophei 


Frederick fi9 


Egen, Leonard 




Dill, Balthazar 


82 


Eggers, Nicholas 




Dill, Nicholaus . 






103 


Ehrenzeller, Jacob 




Dishong, Christian 






50 


Eikhart, Matthias 




Ditrich, Michael 






45 


Elder, Joshua 




Dolby, Joseph 






70 


Elliott, Christopher . 




Domiller, William 






43 


Elliott, David 




Donaldson & Co. . 






75 


Elliott, Edward 




Donnelly, Francis 






23 


Emory, Jabez 




Donnelly, Terence 






15 


Endesruggern, Ernst 




Donohue, John . 






29 


Engle, Benjamin . 




Donovan, William 






107 


Ent, Theobald . 




Dorey, Peter Victor . 






104 


Ermanberger, Friederich 




Douglass, E. . 






109 


Erringer, Jacob 




Douglass, John . 






11 


Esenbeck, William 




Douglass, John 






88 


Eshrick, George 




Douglas, William 






21 


Esling, Frederick . 




Dover, Frederick . 






102 


Esling, Nicholas 




Dow, Benjamin . 






89 


Esling, Paul . 




Dowling. Kerence . 






65 


Evans, Caleb 




Downey, William 






92 


Evans, David 




Downing, Nicholas 






93 


Evans, Lewis, . 




Downs, Robert . 






71 


Evans, Samuel 




Doz, Andrew 






3,52 


Everhard, David 


c 


Draper, Jonathan 






3, 38 


Everhart, John 





132 



INDEX OF NAMES. 





PAOE 






Everly, Jolm .... 


47 


Francis, Jacob . 
Francis, Tench 




Facundas, Jacob 


11 


Francis, Thomas 




Fagan, Edmond 


20 


Frank, Isaac . 




Fajon, John .... 


7 


Frank, Jacob 




Faikener, William 


101 


Franses, Peter 




Falkenstein, Ludwig . 


39 


Eraser, Samuel . 




Farnsworth, James 


20 


Frazer, John . 




Fecundas, William . 


57 


Frichman, Johann Heinrich 


Feel, Rudolph 


64 


Friedelbach, Johann 




Fegal, John .... 


18 


Friederieh, Wilhelm . 




Ferguson, Ephraira 


107 


Fritenheiler, Adam 




Ferguson, Hugh 


13 


Fry, John . 




Ferguson, William 


117 


Fryhoffer, John 




Fesmore, John .... 


23 


Fryhoffer, Wollery . 




Fians, William 


7 


Fuller, Benjamin . 




Field, Peter 


102 


Fullerton, Robert 




Finley, Francis 


36 


Fullerton, William 




Finley, James .... 


28 






Fineton, John 


112 


Gaa. Gilbert 




Fisher, Andrea.? 


9 


Gaillard, Alexander 




Fisher, George 


5 


Galvan, John 




Fisher, Johannes 


99 


Gamble, James 




Fi.sher, John .... 


56 


Gameber, Michael 




Fisler, Jacob 


5,36 


Garand, Jacob 




Fite, Andrew 


6 


Garanger, Lewis 




Fitzgerald. Thomas . 


43 


Gardenok, Powel Adam 




Fitzpatriek, John 


75 


Gardette, James 




Fitzsimons, John. 


117 


Gardner, John 




Flecson, Flunket . . . 35 


45, 62 


Garhart, Daniel 




Fleeson, Thomas 


40 


Garman, William . 




Fleisher, Ca.sper 


12 


Garrett, Adam . 




Floak. Justice .... 


96 


Garrett, Conrad 




Flounders, Edward 


48 


Gebheart, Georg 




Folk. Matthew .... 


Tl 


Gebler, Godjred 




Folt, Daniel .... 


21 


Gehring, Michael 




Folwell, William 


20 


Geiss, Everhart 




Footman, Peter 


17 


Geisse, Francis . 




Ford, Christopher 


114 


Gentle, James 




Ford, John .... 


43 


George, Andrew 




Forgey, William 


115 


George, George 




Forst, Abraham 


68 


George, John 




Forster, C. Martin 


52 


George, John, Junr. 




Forster, John 


52 


Gibbons, Henry 




Forsyth, George 


18 


Gibbs, Josiah W. . 




Fourage, Stephen . 


61 


Giessler, Johannes 




Fo.^, George .... 


3<; 


Gilbert, Jacob 




Fox, John .... 


74 


Gilbert, Jacob, Junr. 




Fox, John George. Senr. . 


6 


Gilchrist, Adam 




Fox, Justinian 


50 


Gilchrist, James 




Fox, Michael .... 


14 


Gikhrif:t, John 




Foy, Matthew 


43 


GiUinqham, James 




Frak'v, John .... 


54 


Gill.Jnsiah . 





INDEX OF NAMES. 



133 













PAflR 










PAGE 


Gitts, Mieliael .... 51 


Grisler, Frederick . . . 13 


Glick, Johann 




83 


Grobey, Johann .... 97 


Glisson, William 








51 


Groff, Adam .... 


40 


Gloeding, Abraham 








47 


Grosse, (Doctr.) 




96 


Glyn, Patrick . 








llfi 


Grotz, George . 




8 


Godfrey, William E. . 








18 


Grover, John 




17 


Godshall, John . 








109 


Grubb, John Herbert' 




73 


Goette, Israel 








98 


Grunwold, Frederick 




78 


Gog,a;in, W^illiams 








58 


Guier, Adam 




101 


Goldschmitt, Caspar 








77 


Guier, John . 






101 


Gominger, Jacob 








19 


Guiney, William 






41 


Goodman, Conrod . 








18,39 


Guinop, William . 






54 


Goodman, John 








7 


Gusse, Francis . 






58, 59 


Goodman, John 








111 


Guy, John 






12 


Gorgas, Benjamin 








5 


Guy, Richard . 




12 


Gorgas, John 








5 








Gosner, Casper . 








58 


Haas, Jacob 




7 


Gosner, Daniel 








50 


Hager, Martin 




95 


Gotlib, Conrad . 








87 


Hague, Elsha . 








417 


Gotthart, Johann Conrad 








35 


Hain, John . 








57 


Govett, James . 








40 


Haines, Michael 








116 


Grab, Peter . 








49 


Halburtat, John 








36 


GrafT, Jacob 










4 


Hale. Thomas . 








9 


Graham, Matthew 










107 


Hall, James . 








35 


Graham, William 










23, 42 


Hall, James 








101 


Graner, Frederic 










91 


Hall, Parry . 








96 


Grant, Alexander 










116 


Hall, Reuben . 








7 


Grant, Henry 










93 


Hall, Richard 








12 


Grant, Isaac 










7 


Hall, Thomas . 








36 


Grant, Peter . 










59 


Hall, Walter . 








15 


Gratz, Michael . 










52 


Hallam, Lewis . 








98 


Gravel, John 










43 


Hailing, Solomon 








49 


Gray, Joseph 










70 


Hambright, John 








7 


Gray, William 










25 


Hamel, James 








25 


Gray, William . 










67 


Hamilton, Andrew 








18, 48 


Gray, William 










70 


Hamilton, Henry 








94 


Greble, John 










48 


Hamilton, John 








73 


Green, Nathaniel 










4 


Hamilton, John 








88 


Green, Peter 










13 


Hamilton, John 








99 


Green, Gen. . 










20 


Hamilton, W. 








38 


Greenway, William . 








7 


Hammer, Henry 








92 


Greenwood, Alexander . 








60 


Hankel, Conrad 








76 


Greer, Charles . 








51 


Hankel, Jacob . 








41 


Greer, George 








118 


Hans, Conrad 








59 


Greer, Henry . 








99 


Hansell, David . 








15 


Gregg, Eobert ^" . 








29 


Hansell, William 








10 


Greswold, Thomas 








17 


Hausil, Peter David 






6 


Greve, Henry 








28 


Hansman, ChrLstian 






36 


Griffith, Cadwalader . 








117 


Harar, Daniel . 






43 


Griffith, Evan 








42 


Harbeson, Benjamin, 


Junr. . 




115 


Griffith, William . ' 






12 


Hargis, Abraham 






22 


Grim, Nicholas 






13 


Harkness, Samuel 






109 


Grimes, John . 










71 


Harly, George . 








60 



134 



INDEX OF NAMES. 











PAOF. 


Ilarma, Joseph .... 27 


Harnian, Goorgp 






Ill 


IIarn1*n, George . 








111 


Harnitiu, Jacob 








1 


Harper, John 








86 


Harraway, Jolin 








G 


Harris, Henry- 








31, 8,5 


Harris, James . 








15, 38 


Harrison, Joseph . 








100 


Harrison, William P. 








112 


Hart, Christoplier . 








40 


Hart, George 








10 


Hart, Henry . 








10 


Hart, Joseph 








2 


Hartlan, Johan 








79 


Harvey. Joseph 








10 


Hasig, Valentine . 








10 


Hau.ssman, John D. . 








<I9 


Havesstrick, Jonas 








87 


Hay, John 








11 


Hayes, Isaac . 








53 


Hazeii, 








2(5 


Hazleton, Albright 








(!0 


Hazleton, Josiah 








13 


Hazlewanger, Lewis 








4 


Hazlewood, John, Junr. 








28 


Hazley, Charles 








82 


Healy, William 








105 


Heatly, Charles 








7G 


Heaton, Jonathan 








47 


Heinrichs, Philip . 








55 


Heizer, Henry . 






-, 


82 


Hetfernan, John . 








17 


Heller, Johannes 








40 


Heller, Joseph 








24 


Helm, John 








50 


Hembel, SamneJ . 








22 


Henderich, Joftan Marti 


n 






9() 


Henderson, John . 








8, 41 


Henderson, William . 








23 


Henry, John . 








73 


Plertford, Georjre 








7(1 


Herron, James G. . 








2fi 


Hess, George 








12 


Hess, John . 








117 


Hess, Nicholas . 








117 


Hetherington, John 






(10 


Hi'ttmannkerger, Frant 


z \\l 


helm 


57 


Hej'I, George 






49 


Heyl, John 






40 


Heyneman, Hcynrich 






82 


Heysham, Pvobert 






1(5 


Hiiiberd, Joseph . 








. 17,48 



Ilickoy, Timothy 
Hiffernan, John 
Hillborn, Joseph 
Hillborn, Miles 
Hines, Thomas . 
Hiney, George 
Hinkle, Nicholas 
Hinton, George 
Hitchings, William Vau 
Hitner, Frederick . 
Hodge, Andrew, Junr. 
llodgkinson, Bethenah 
Hodgson, Alvery 
Hodgson, Joseph . 
Hoffer, Philip . 
Hotfner, George 
Hoffstedler, John 
Hoggen, James 
Hohnersou, Matthias 
Holeget, Matthew . 
Holegit, John . 
Holland, Benjamin 
Hollinshead, William 
Holmes, Abraham 
Holsteu, Frederick 
Holsten, Matthias . 
Holsten, Peter , 
Honaker, Joseph . 
Honeycomb, Joseph 
Houeyman, Samuel 
Honeyman, William 
Hood, Thomas 
Hoof man, James 
Hook, George 
Hook, William . 
Hooker, Thomas . 
Hooper, Matthew 
Horn, John . 
Horner, James . 
Hossman, Stokely . 
Houlgate, Cornelius 
Houshold, Sebastian 
Howell, Abraham 
Howell, David 
Howell, Richard 
Huber, Georg 
Hubley, Adam . 
IFuhley, (Justice) . 
Huckel, William 
Hudson. Henry 
Hudson, James . 
Hudson, John 
Hufty, Simon 



.54 
in. 44 

83 
12 
22 
74 

(13 



15 

70 
8 

114 
51 
2(1 
14 

102 
91 



19 
4 
8 



S 

100 

48 

59 

29 

1(17 

11(1 

(18 

82 

87» 

48 

9 

2 

7 

a 

9 
27 

89 
99 

1 
105 

91 

70 

15 
110 

42 



INDEX OF NAMES. 



135 



IIu2;,2;in.s, George . 
Ilu-h, William . 
Ilughos, John 
Hull, (Justice) . 
Humphreys, Benjamin 
Humphreys, James . 
Humphreys, Samuel 
Humphreys, Thomas 
Hunn, John . 
Hunt, Gilbert . 
Hunt, Richard 
Hunt, William . 
Hunter, Charles . 
Huntheimer, Ticlus 
Hurley, Thomas . 
Hurry, Arthur . 
Hurst, James 
JIuston, Edward 
Hutman, Peter 
Huvort, Loedwiek 
Hyncman, Frederick 
Hyneman, Henry 
Hynes, Brian 
Hvsmminsle, Nicholas 



Hgen, Lewis 
Ingiez, Jerom 
Inglis, George . 
loane, Marcus 
Ironning, George 
Irwin, Kobert 
Irwin, Thomas . 
Isaac, Charles 
Isinhoot, Andrew- 
Israel, Israel . 

Jackson, James 
Jackson, John M. 
Jackson, Thomas 
Jackson, William 
Jacobs, Nicholas 
Jagger, Abraham 
James, Benjamin 
Jamison, John . 
Janus, George 
Jarvis, Jacob 
Jeffery, William 
Jcrvis, John 
Jewell, Robert 
Johner, Georg , 
Johnson, John 
Johnston, James 
Johnston, John 









PAOK 1 




PAIIB 


8'J 1 


Johnston, Robert 


113 






106 


Jonasson, Neels . . . . 


7 








66 


Jones, David .... 


f 1 








47 


Jones, Francis . . . . 


19, 42 








40 


Jones, George Bueh . 

Jones, Israel . . . . 


90 








13 


17 








53 


Jones, Jesse .... 


16 








18 


Jones, John . . . . . 


24 








26 


Jones, Joshua .... 


17 








90 


Jones, Paul 


28 








38 


Jones, William .... 


5 








57 


Jones, William 


16, 3(; 








98 


Jordan, Joseph .... 


116 








87 


Jude, Frederick 


104, 








114 


Juukin, Samuel 


42 








15 


Jutter, Johann Christopher . 


35 








73 
61 


Kaje, Augustus 


80 








11 


Katz, Heinrich 


53 








98 


Katz, Henry .... 


7 








115 


Kauch, Christian . 


81 








11 


Kaworth, John 


25 








71 


Keating, Luke 


35 




li! 


Keavort, Christian . 


81 




^ 


Keble, John .... 


4 




80 


Keeling, John Hignct 


52 




■19 


Keen, Joseph 


103 








71 


Keene, L. . 


28 








68 


Keichler, John 


38 








11 

6 


Keidel, George .... 
Keisler, Jacob 


78 
9 








38 


Keller, Conrad 


69 








70 


Kelley, James 


50 








13 


Kelly, John .... 


4 






110 


Kelly, William . 

Kelsey, Joshua .... 


94 
89 






79 


Kemble, Peter 


76 






20 


Kemble, William 


43 








85 


Kemmel, Peter 


90 








16 


Kendall, Joseph 


5 








3 


Kenedy, John 


75 








88 


Kennedy, Robert 


22 








. 113 


Kejihard, Coron . 


60 








2() 


Kerain, Edward 


4 








8 


Kerlin, John, Junr. 


51 








76 


Kesler, Henry .... 


105 








19 


Kessler, Leonard . 


20 








67 


Keys, John .... 


13 








2 


Kevscr, John ... 


75 








6(i 


Kidd, William .... 


3 








108 


Killamer, Hauce . 


84 








97 


Kimhel, Heinrich 


52 








•>•' 


Kinder, Gottlieb . 


100 



13G 



INDEX OF NAMES. 



King, Abraham 










75 


King, Isaac .... 


73 


King, James 






lOG 


Kingsfield, Wendell 






4 


Kinkead, James 






50 


Kiunard, Jacob 






41 


Kinnear, James 






17 


Kmsel, John . 






117 


Kintzing, Abraham, Junr. 






107 


Kipp, Andreas 






83 


Kirk, Anthony . 






47 


Kirk. James . 










21 


Kirkhride, {Col) 










53 


KirkhofF, Christian 










12 


Kirwan, Nicholas 










73 


Klein, Johan 










79 


Klein, Philip 










29 


Knight, Charles 










IG 


Knoepler, George 










G7 


Knoll, Ludwick 










18, 39 


Knowles, John . 










83 


KnoK, Francis 










29 


Knox, Hugh 










20 


Knox, Mathew 










55 


Koehler, Eernhard 










79 


Koehler, John Adam 










59 


Koehmle, John . 










51 


Kohr, Philip . 










82 


Kook, John 










35 


Kooper, Georg 










106 


Kooper, George 










46 


Korloder, Friederich 










88 


Korn, Gabriel . 










42 


Koy, William 










79 


Krafst, Michael 










61 


Kreaning, Francis 










76 


Kresson," Joseph 










114 


Kromer, Leonard . 










2 


Krop, Jean 










100 


Kubler, Martin 






108 


Kugler, Christopher 


, 


, 


28 


Kuuze, John C. 






36 


Kurtz, George . 






36 


Kurtz, Peter . 




17 


Lackrum, John 




108 


Lahn, Jacob 




98 


Lake, Richard 




105 


Lake, Thomas . 




23 


Lake, Capt. Thomas 




23 


Lake, Wdliam . 




41 


Lambeth, Josepli 




109 


Landcrkeii. Patrick 










71 



Lang, Thomas 
Langdale, Samuel 
Langrall, Levin 
Laodie, John Claude 
Larrison, George . 
Latch, Jacob 
Latch, Rudolph 
Lauer, Philip » 
Laughlin, Jacob . 
Lavisyler, Thomas 
Lawrence, John 
Lawrence, William 
Lawrence, William 
Lawson, John . 
Lawyer, Christian . 
Laycock, John . 
Leamau, Joseph . 
Lear, John 
Lear, John L. 
Leavering, Benjamin 
Lechler, Adam 
Ledra, Joseph . 
Leech, Isaac . 
Leech, Peter 
Leech, Robert 
Lehre, Jacob 
Leib, Michael 
Leitshok, Conrad 
Lemaigre, Pierre . 
Lemaire, Jean Baptiste 
Lemau, Andrew . 
Leunerd, John . 
Lentz, Heinrich 
Lentz, Henry . 
Lentz, John . 
Leonard, Joseph 
Le.sh, Zaehariah 
Letchworth, John 
Letts, Michael 
Levering, Abraham . 
Levering, Jacob 
Levering, William 
Levering, William 
Levy, Eleazer . 
Lewis, John . 
Lewis, Joseph . 
Lewis, Pearce 
Liberstin, Felix 
Ligaux, Peter 
Light, James 
Light, Peter . 
Lincoln, James . 
Liimard, William , 



INDEX OF NAMES. 



137 











PA(iE 


Linnibei'cfer, John , . 53 


Lint, Frederick 


53 


Linton, John 






55 


Lippee, John 






11 


Lipsey, Henry 






30 


Lisle, Joseph 






41 


Litchenham, Jacob 






39 


Llewelyn, John 






19 


Llewelyn, Morriss 






19 


Loardan, Charles 




11 


Lockhart, William 




. 103 


Lockwood, James 




29 


Lodge, John 




5 


Logan, Charles . 








15 


Lege, John . 








2G 


Lohman, William 








13 


Lohra, John 








20 


Long, John 








43 


Loomshach, Johannes . 








76 


Lorden, Charles 








60 


Lorden, George 








43 


Lotie, Laurence 








117 


Loughlin, {Squire) 








107 


Louriette, Zachariah 








105 


Loving, Casper 








64 


Lowden, Jacob . 








111 


Lownes, Joseph 








19 


Lowrey, Samuel 








108 


Loxly, Benjamin, Junr. 








1 


Lubrer, Adrian Joseph 








113 


Lucas, James 








11 


Ludgate, Richard 








15, 53 


Lumsden, Robert . 








116 


Lutch, Jacob 








6 


Luther, Conrod 








92 


Luts, Christian . 








66 


Lutz, Conrad 








4 


Lutz, Johann . 








83 


Luy, Hoyman 








46 


Luzer, John Andrew 








92 


Lynch, John . 








111 


Lynch, John Patrick 








68 


Lynn, Jeremiah . 








19 


Lyon, Philip 








91 


Lyon, Samuel 








3 


Lyons, James . 








63 


Lytle, Andrew 




26 


Maag, Jacob . 




14 


Mackay, James 




111 


Mackenzie, William 




19 


Macky, John 




2 


Macombe, James . 








96 















PAGR 


Macpherson, William . . 91 


Mafiett, Joseph 




. 108 


Maher, Martin . 










97 


Makemson, George 










47 


Malone, John . 










10 


Malone, Peter 










67 


Mandry, Richard 










81 


Maner, Julius 










117 


Mansai, Nicola . 










113 


Marcei", Benjamin Jam€ 


s 








72 


Marcus, Johannes 










70 


Markoe, Peter 










99 


Marks, Levy 










3 


Marsan, John 










97 


Marshal, Anthony 










71 


Martin, Hugh 










26 


Martin, John 










46- 


Martin, William . 










27 


Mathes, John . 










49 


Mathias, Joseph 










19 


Matlack, Timothy 










2, 73 


Matlack, William . 










3,36 


Mattson, Israel . 










63 


Matzinger, George 












42 


Matzinger, John 
Maur, Jacob . 












7 












53 


May, John 












89 


Mayer, George 












■■25- 


Mayer, Jacob 












26 


Mayer, Johannes . 












72 


Mayland, (Col.) 












66 


Maynard, Joseph . 












73 


Maysey, Thomas 












110 


McAlestor, John . 












18 


McAnally, Henry 












30 


McCall, David 












114 


McCarte'r, Charles 












25 


McCarter, Daniel . 












95 


McCartney, John 












10 


McCarty, Marks . 












89 


McCary, Daniel 












63 


McCausland, Marcus 












71 


McCausland, Robert 












74 


McClarey, Archibald 






23 


McClatchie, William 






50 


McClenney, Thomas . 






76 


McClentic'k, Matthew 






29 


McCollin, Andrew 






59 


McCotter, James . 






6 


McCrea, Fergus 






77 


McCulley, Thomas 






104 


McCulloh, John 


. ' . 6 


McDermott, William 












109 



138 



INDEX OF NAMES. 









PAGE 


McDonald, Alexander . . 108 


McDonald, Donald 


. 104 


McDonald, William . 






81 


McDonnell, Edward 






40 


McDowell, Thomas . 






4,49 


McElroy, Benjamin 






110 


McElvain, William . 






38 


McFarland, Kennedy . 






92 


McFarlane, John 






14 


McGee, Henry 






8 


McGill, James . 






1 


McGouen, John 






93 


McGregor, John 






79 


McGregor, Richard 






78 


McGuire, Matthew . 






2.^ 


Mcllench, John 






30 


Mclntire, Andrew 






12 


Mclntire, Thomas . 






28 


Mcintosh, Donald 






55 


Mcintosh, John 






99 


McKendrick, Archibald . 






39 


McKennan, John . 






51 


McKenzie, William Jackson 






lOfi 


McKiernan, Charles 






116 


McKim, John . 






4 


McKinsey, John . 






111 


McLean, Daniel 






21 


McLean, James 






25 


McLean, Keneth 






78 


McMahon, Michael 






88 


McMichael, AVilliam . 






46 


McMillen, James . 






77 . 


McMullen, James 






SO 


McMnllen, Michael 






20 


McNachtane, John . 






74 


McNair, John 






14 


McSparran, William . 






9 


McVeagh, I3enjamin 






56 


Meade, George . 






97 


Mears, John . 






94 


Meayn, Ludwig 






80 


Mellen, Peter 






41 


Mellenbero;er, Peter . 
Mellor, Joliann Xhart . 






13 






64 


Melvin, Robert . 






84 


Mentges, Philip 






27 


Mentz, Jomel . 






94 


Mercier, Joseph 






104 


Meridith, Charles 






16 


Mervine, Andrew . 






4 


Mesnard. Thomas 


fi3 1 


Metay, William . . 11 | 


Metis, Adam . 






13 1 



Metzinger, Michael 
Mevins, Henry 
Meyer, Joseph . 
Meyland, Simeon . 
Middlehauser, Friederich 
Midwinter, John . 
Miers, Christopher 
Miller, Andrew 
Miller, Benjamin 
Miller, Caspar 
Miller, Christopher 
Miller, Henry 
Miller, Jacob 
Miller, Johan Georj 
Miller, John 
Miller, John . 
Miller, John 
Miller, Magnus 
Miller, Martin 
Miller, Nicholas 
Miller, Robert 
Miller, William 
Miller, William 
Miller, William 
Mills, John 
Mingle, John 
Mitchel, John 
Mitchell, Hugh 
Mitchell, John . 
Mits, John Conrad 
Molineux, Frederick 
Montgomery, Daniel 
Montgomery, Duncan 
Montgomery, James 
Montgomery, William 
Moore, Bartholomew 
Moore, George . 
Moore, George 
Moore, Hugh 
Moore, J. 
Moore, John 
Moore, John . 
Moore, Philip . 
Moore, Robert 
Moore, Robert K. 
Moore, William 
Moore, William 
Moore, (Justice) 
Morgan, John . 
Morgan, Thomas 
Morgan, Thomas 
Morrell. Robert 
Morris. Evan . 



FAUR 

3 

71 
9 
65 
80 
89 
50 
23 
48 
83 
46 
95 

102 
36 
15 
84 
93 
95 
7 
14 
15 
14 
95 

103 
15 

117 
56 
10 
29 

104 
98 
74 

no 

23 

31 

o 

65 

106 

76 

27 

n 

75 

24 

41 

115 

37- 

43 

60 

51 

17 

12 

7,97 

11 



INDEX OF NAMES. 



139 



Morris, Luke, Junr. . 








21 


Morris, Thomas A. 


. 10-4 


Morrison, Daniel 






11 


Morton, George 
Morton, Israel . 






8 






7 


Moser, George 






14 


Moylan, Jasper Alexander 






70 


Moylan, John 






70 


Moyston, Edward 






106 


Muller, Christian . 






81 


Miiller, Johannes 






55 


Muller, Michael 






15 


Murdaugh, James 






48 


Murgatroyd, John 






10 


Murphy, Alexander . 






93 


Murphy, Thomas . 






71 


Murry, Jeremiah 






74 


Mussi, Joseph 






114 


Muster, John . 






83 


Myers, Henry 






84 


Myrtelus, Adam 


3 


Naer, David .... 66 


Nassau, John 


96 


Neffets, Edward 








63 


Neill, James . 








37 


Nesbit, J. M. . 








2 


Nevell, Thomas 








6 


Nevil, James 








96 


Newark, Thoma.s . 








73 


Newel, David . 








116 


Nice, John 








59 


Nice, Lewis 








62 


Nicholas, William . 








54 


Nicol, Robert . 








112 


Nicholson, John 








113 


Niemond, Johann 








89 


Nimmo, Alexander 






104 


Nixon, John 






2 


Nolbrow, William . 






15 


Nouveller, Matthias . 






37 


Norton, AVilliara . 






29 


Nourse, Joseph . 






68 


NufF, Melchoir 






40 


Nugent, Edmond 






18, 46 


Nugent, James 






65 


O'Donnell, Patrick 






75 


Oellers, James . 






46 


Ogden, John . 






24 


Ogden, Joseph, Junr. . . 61, 61 


Oill, Henry 








92 



Oliver, George 
O'Neill, Alexander 
O'Neill, Thomas 
Opperman, Adam 
Ord, John 
Organ, John 
Orner, Michael 
Osmos, Henry . 
Oswald, Eleazer 
Oswald, Robert 
Otenkerken, John 
Ott, Peter . 
Otto, Francis 
Otto, Johannes . 
Overly, John 
Overstake, Christian 
Owens, Patrick 
Owens, William 



Packer, James . 
Paisley, Robert 
Paleske, Charles 
Palmer, John 
Palmer, Joseph 
Palmer, Thomas 
Pancoast, David 
Panrert, Johann 
Parker, Richard 
Parkes, Joseph 
Parkhill, Andrew 
Parkhill, John 
Parkmann, Johannes 
Paschal, Benjamin 
Paschall, Benjamin 
Paschall, Benjamin 
Paschall, Thomas 
Patterson, John 
Pattison, Robert 
Patton, John , 
Patton, William 
Paul, David . 
Paul, Jonathan 
Peale, James 
Pearson, Joshua 
Peiss, George 
Pelozi, Vicenzo Maria 
Peltz, Philip . 
Pemberton, Handy 
Pemberton, Joseph 
Pendleton, Solomon 
Penington, Daniel 
Penrose, Isaac . 
Penrose, Samuel . 



Louis 



140 



INDEX OF NAMES. 



Perkins, William . 
Perree, Nicholas 
Perret, Henry 
Perry, Richard . 
Peterman, Christian 
Peters, Garrett . 
Peters, Capt. John 
Peters, Samuel . 
Peters, William, Junr 
Pettit, Charles . 
Pettit, Tliomas 
Phelps, Matthew 
Phile, Charles 
Phile, John 
Phillijjs, John 
Pierie, Martin . 
Pigeon, Conrad 
Pigisson, John . 
Pine, Lazarus 
Pine, Robert E. 
Pinkerton, William 
Pinton, William 
Pittman, Zacarins . 
Plack, Friederich 
Plain, Felix . 
Piatt, Daniel . 
Pleiuey, John 
Plunket, Robert 
Pollard, John 
Pollock, Oliver . 
Pool, Edward 
Porter, David . 
Porter, John . 
Porter, John 
Pot, Mattis . 
Poth, Adam, Junr. 
Poth, Johannes 
Powell, Anthony 
Powell, Lawrence . 
Powell, Peter . 
Powell, William . 
Power, Alexander 
Prescott, Roger 
Presuhn, Heinrich 
Price, Edward 
Price, Joseph 
Price, Lewis . 
Price, Rees 
Price, Richard 
Prichard, William 
Pride, James 
Pritchett, Rowland 
Pritner, Philip 



PAUR 

GG 
64 
13 
73 
47 
26 
58 
17 
74 
23 
72 
22 
50 
23 

100 

53 

12 

95 

6 

113 

105 
46 
85 
37 
85 
93 
70 
42 
59 

116 
28 
25 
17 
50 
60 
57 
57 
81 
19 
55 
13 
25 

101 

88 

8 

5 

82 

19, 37 

38 

()5 

105 
67 
17 



Pugh, Henry 
Pugh, William . 
Pulashi, Count 

Quain, John . 
Queerfort, Henry 
Quest, Nicholas 
Quin, Jeremiah 
Quinlen, John 

Rambo, Peter 
Randall, Thomas 
Ranganerj Jacob 
Rasbotham, James 
Ratzner, George 
Read, George . 
Read, James . 
Read, John 
Read, Samuel 
Rede, Zeman Thomas 
Reed, Christopher 
Reed, Francis . 
Reed, Joseph 
Rees, James 
Reffert, Philip 
Reid, Christopher 
Peidezel, — ~ 
Reiley, John, Junr 
Reiley, Patrick 
Reinbott, Christian 
Reiyihard, Martin 
Reinhard, Peter 
Reinhart, Cieorge 
Remender, Peter 
Renno, Jacob 
Renshaw, Thomas 
Reshong, David 
Rey, Andrew . 
Rey, Jean Louis 
Reynhart, Francis 
Reynard, John 
Rhea, John 
Rice, John 
Rice, Joseph 
Rice, Nicholas 
Richards, David 
Richards, John, Junr 
Richards, William 
Richardson, William 
Richie, Edward 
Richhowser, John . 
Richman, Thomas 
Rickncal, Jacob 



Frie 



dericl 



INDEX OF NAMES. 



141 



Riddle, David . . . . 


■PAQE 
19 


Rundleman, John .... 


Riddle, John .... 


52 


Rush, William .... 


Ried, John 


12 


Rusk, William .... 


Riff'ets, Edward 


55 


Russegue, Timothy . 


Rigg, Robert 

Righter, Daniel 


7 


Russell, Alexander 


2 


Russell, James .... 


Righter, John . . . . 
Righter, John .... 


2 


Rutherford, John .... 


2 


Rutter, George .... 


Righter, John . . . . 


35 


Ryan, Edward . . ' • 


Righter, Michael 


2 


Ryan, James .... 


Rinaldi, Charles . . . . 


94 


Ryan, Timothy .... 


Ritgie, John .... 


89 


Ryan, Thomas . 


Ritiger, Johannes . . . . 


9 




RiTTENHOUSE, DAVID 


G, 99 


Sadler, John .... 


Ritter, Charles . . . . 


52 


Sainton, John . . • • 


Robert, John .... 


80 


Saldrich, David 


Roberts, Abraham 


60 


Sallier, Jacque . . . • 


Roberts, Algernon 


16 


Saltar, Richard . . . • 


Roberts, James . . . . 


110 


Sample, Thomas . . . • 


Roberts, John .... 


9,42 


Sander, Caspar .... 


Roberts, William . , . . 


90 


Saunders, William 


Robinett, Joseph 


59 


Sautter, Johannes 


Robinson, James . 


86 


Savage, Darby . . . • 


Robinson, Richard . 


40 


Savett, Henry .... 


Robinson, William 


36 


Savidge, John .... 


Robinson, William . 


41 


Saxton, Jared .... 


Robson, Robert 


52 


Scheiler, Johann . . . ■ 


Rogers, Benjamin 


101 


Schin, Conrad . . . - 


Rogers, Isabella 


70 


Schlosser, GJeorge .... 


Rogers, James .... 


58 


Schmidt, Caspar 


Ronals, James 


77 


Sehmitt, Heinrich .... 


Roney, James .... 


107 


Schmitt, Johannes 


Roof, John .... 


99 


Sehmitt, Valentin .... 


Rose, Peter .... 


8 


Schmyser, Michael . 


Rose, William 


7 


Schneider, Christian 


Rosenberger, Godfrey 


80 


Schneider, George 


Ross, George 


5 


Schneider, Johan . . . • 


Ross, Hugh .... 


39 


Sohrack, Jacob .... 


Rossiter, Thomas, Junr. 


48 


Schreiner, Jacob . . ■ ■ 


Roth, Philip .... 
Rothbottom, James 


5 


Schunel, Baltus 


12 


Schwalbah, Henry 


Rothmann, Johann . 


74 


Schwallach, Heinrich 


Roue, Thomas 


41 


Scot, Robert 


Rouking, John . . ; . 


6 


Scott, Thomas .... 


Roun, Conrad 


. 110 


Scott, William .... 


Rowand, Jacob .... 


8 


Scravendyke, Peter . 


Rudolph, Christian 


49 


Scull, Benjamin . . . . 


Rudolph, George 


114 


Scully, Barnaby 


Rudolph, Tobias . 


49 


Sears, Lemuel .... 


Rudolph, Wilhelm . 


96 


Seddon, Thomas 


Rue, Joseph .... 


63 


Seegez, Frederick . . . . 


Rumble, Philip .... 
Rumel, Georg 


3 


Seitz, John Adam 


83 


Seixas, Abraham . . . ■ 



142 



Sellers, David 
Sellers, John, Juur. 
Sellers, Joseph 
Sellers, Nn. 
Semple, Alexander 
Semple, John 
Serre, Francois 
Shagert, Bernhard 
Shaller, Conrad 
Shaper, John 
Sharp, Andrew 
Sharp, Jacob 
Sharswood, George 
Shaw, Daniel 
Shaw, George 
Shaw, Patrick . 
Shee, John 
Sheldon, Isaac . 
Shelvough, William 
Shetler. Martin . 
Shetzline, Adam . 
Shields, John . 
Shiell, William, M.D 
Shilling, Michael 
Shisler, Godfrey . 
Shiver, Michael . 
Shlotman, Alexande 
Shmid, Friederich 
Sholtz, Martin Henry 
Shoster, Henry . 
Shove, John Albert 
Shreiber, Jacob 
Shrive, Samuel 
Shriver, Joseph 
Shubert, Michael . 
Shuchard, Peter 
Shuder, Ludwick . 
Siiughart, Johannes 
Siiuman, Friederich 
Sibley, Jacob 
Sibley, Rudolph 
Sicard, Stephen 
Sickard, Georg Davi( 
Sieman, Waldrop 
Sim, Robert . 
Simes, Samnel . 
Simmons, Thomas . 
Simon, JohaA Barnar 
Simons, Stephen . 
Sims, Bartholomew 
Simter, John 
Sin-elton, Richard 
Sink, Abraham 



INDEX OF NAMES. 


PAOE 




50 


Sink, George . 




107 


Sinket, Daniel . 




. 4,43 


Sisson, Thomas 




-36 


Sitzdorff, Wilhelin . 




72 


Skellorn, Richard . 




85 


Sleigh, Christian 




. 112 


Sloan, William 




87 


Smallwood, Peter 




9 


Smaltz, Heinrich . 




14 


Smith, Benjamin 




5 


Smith, Benjamin H. 




5 


Smith, Christopher . 




35 


Smith, Daniel 




12 


Smith, George . 




51 


Smith, Hosea 




29 


Smith, Jacob 




7C> 


Smith, Jacob . 




22 


Smith, James 




86 


Smith, John . 




95 


Smith, John 




66 


Smith, John . 




91 


Smith, John 




61 


Smith, John Erdman 




13 


Smith, Jonathan 




17, 53 


Smith, Jonathan, Junr. 




51 


Smith, Joseph . 




95 


Smith, Matthew 




92 


Smith, Michael . 




95 


Smith, Philip 




8 


Smith, Robert . 




86 


Smith, Robert 




86 


Smith, Robert, Junr. 




59 


Smith, Samuel 




4 


Smith, Thomas . 




5 


Smith, Thomas 




85 


Smith, William . 




60 


Smith, "William 




96 


Smith, William Austin 




86 


Smithson, (Justice) 




21 


Smock, Robert . 




8.38 


Sueider, Benedict . 




100 


Snelhart, John . 




16 


Sneling, George 




78 


Snyder, George 




93 


Snyder, John 




108 


Soiter, John 




66 


Soly. Alexander . 




67 


Sotbern, William 




46 


Souder, Casper 




1U2 


Sowersby, William . 




118 


Soytder, Gotfred . 




42 


Spalter, John 




16 


Sparks, Henry 



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